Anders Nielsen

Balling, Viborg, Denmark

The Life of Anders

When Anders Nielsen was christened on 8 August 1813, in Balling, Viborg, Denmark, his father, Niels Nielsen Præst, was 25 and his mother, Maren Andersdatter Høstgaard, was 29. He married Mette Marie Madsdatter on 5 October 1849, in Højslev, Viborg, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 4 July 1878, in Højslev, Viborg, Denmark, at the age of 64, and was buried in Højslev, Viborg, Denmark.

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Anders Nielsen
Mette Marie Madsdatter
Marriage: 5 October 1849
Inger Marie Andersen
Mette Kirstine Andersen
Anne Cathrine Christine Andersen
Ingevard Andersen
Mads Christian Andersen

Spouse and Children

5 October 1849
Højslev, Viborg, Denmark


    Inger Marie Andersen


    Mette Kirstine Andersen


    Anne Cathrine Christine Andersen


    Ingevard Andersen


    Mads Christian Andersen


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (6)


Denmark cedes Norway to Sweden.
1818 · Danmarks Nationalbank

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.
1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

The Casino Theatre was built as an entertainment center by Georg Carstensen but was converted into a theatre in 1848. After many years of never gaining popularity, it was closed in 1937 and demolished in 1960.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and North German (especially Schleswig-Holstein): patronymic from the personal name Niels, a reduced form of Nikolaus ( see Nicholas ) or Cornelius .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Anders Nielsen, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Anders Nielsen in entry for Mette Kirstine Andersen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Anders Nielsen in entry for Anne Cathrine Christine Andersen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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