Niels Christensen

Male15 November 1795–24 November 1883

Brief Life History of Niels

When Niels Christensen was born on 15 November 1795, in Asferg, Asferg, Dronningborg, Denmark, his father, Christen Pedersen, was 29 and his mother, Karen Christensdatter, was 30. He married Anna Nielsen on 6 December 1825, in Galten, Dronningborg, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Nørre Galten, Galten, Randers, Denmark for about 16 years and Mols, Randers, Denmark in 1860. He died on 24 November 1883, in Gassum, Dronningborg, Denmark, at the age of 88, and was buried in Gassum, Dronningborg, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Niels Christensen
Elle Pedersdatter
Marriage: 7 January 1836
Ane Nielsen
Peder Nielsen
Karen Marie Nielsen
Jens Christian Nielsen
Nicoline Kirstine Nielsen

Sources (36)

  • Niels Christensen, "Denmark Census, 1834"
  • Niels Christensen, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Niels Christensen in entry for Niels Nielsen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 January 1836Ølst, Dronningborg, Denmark
  • Children (5)

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    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (7)

    1796 · Odense Teater

    Age 1

    Odense Teater is Denmark's second oldest theater and one of the country's three main theaters. It is where Hans Christian Andersen started as a writer and is where The Pillars of Society was first performed.

    1805 · Christianso Lighthouse

    Age 10

    The Christianso Lighthouse is one of Denmark's oldest lighthouses and the first to have a flashing light. It was built on the island of Christianso in the northern Baltic Sea.

    1818 · Danmarks Nationalbank

    Age 23

    Danmarks Nationalbank is the central bank of the Kingdom of Denmark and serves as an independent and credible institution that issues the krone, the Danish currency. The bank undertakes all functions related to the management of the Danish central-government debt.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Niels, Lars, Bent, Anders, Thor, Jorgen, Nils, Einer, Viggo, Folmer.

    Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Christen . In North America, this surname is also an altered form of the especially Danish and Norwegian variant Kristensen . Compare Christenson and Christianson .

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

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