Nis Justus Alfred Betz

9 March 1849–
Idestrup,, Denmark

The Life of Nis Justus Alfred

When Nis Justus Alfred Betz was born on 9 March 1849, his father, Frederik Carl Alfred Betz, was 29 and his mother, Justine Georgine Skjoldager, was 24. He married Annette Margrethe Tommerup on 23 October 1877, in Idestrup, Maribo, Denmark. He lived in Frederiksborg, Denmark in 1925.

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Nis Justus Alfred Betz
Annette Margrethe Tommerup
Marriage: 23 October 1877

Spouse and Children

23 October 1877
Idestrup, Maribo, Denmark

Parents and Siblings

    Frederik Carl Alfred Betz


    Justine Georgine Skjoldager





    Marius Christian Laurits Betz


    Holger Harald Emil Betz


    Johanne Marie Betz


World Events (6)

1850 · Translation of the Book of Mormon into Danish

Age 1

Erastus Snow and Peter Hansen translated the Book of Mormon into Danish after six months of being in the country. This translation was the first full translation of the Book of Mormon into another language, after English.
1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks

Age 10

The Copenhagen Waterworks was the first waterworks in Denmark and served the community until 1951. It was one of the first buildings to be built outside Copenhagen's old city walls.

Age 65

World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.

Name Meaning

South German: from a pet form of the personal names Berthold or Bernhard . Compare Betsch .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Nis Justus Alfred Betz, "Denmark Census, 1925"
  • Nis Justus Alfred Betz, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Nis Justus Alfred Betz, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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