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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Family Time Line

Nis Justus Alfred Betz
1849–
Annette Margrethe Tommerup
1849–
Marriage: 23 October 1877

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
23 October 1877
Idestrup, Maribo, Denmark

Parents and Siblings

    Frederik Carl Alfred Betz

    Male1819–1871Male

    Justine Georgine Skjoldager

    Female1824–1871Female

siblings

(4)

    Male1849–Male

    Marius Christian Laurits Betz

    Male1853–Male

    Holger Harald Emil Betz

    Male1857–Male

    Johanne Marie Betz

    Female1864–1867Female

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.
1914

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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