Anders Nielson

24 September 1818–3 June 1911 (Age 92)
Jestrup, Lyngs, Refs, Thisted, Denmark

The Life Summary of Anders

When Anders Nielson was born on 24 September 1818, in Jestrup, Lyngs, Refs, Thisted, Denmark, his father, Niels Pedersen, was 28 and his mother, Maren Nielsdatter, was 24. He married Dorthea Hansdatter on 26 October 1851, in Frederiksberg, Copenhagen, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Eggeslevmagle, Vester Flakkebjerg, Sorø, Denmark in 1860 and Morgan, Morgan, Utah, United States in 1870. In 1911, at the age of 92, his occupation is listed as farmer in Milton, Morgan, Utah, United States. He died on 3 June 1911, in Milton, Morgan, Utah, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Milton Cemetery, Milton, Morgan, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Anders Nielson
Dorthea Hansdatter
Marriage: 26 October 1851
Theodore Waldemar Nielsen
Waldemar Theador Nielsen
Matilda Marie Nielsen
Laura Nicoline Nielson
Joseph Andrew Nielson
Hyrum Nielsen
Emma Nielson
Mary Nielsen
Willard Nielson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 October 1851Frederiksberg, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State
    Age 9
    During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
    1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark
    Age 11
    Kuffert Sorensen was established in 1829 by Carl Peter Sorensen as a leather goods company. Today the business has five locations and each are run by a member of the Sorensen family.
    1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)
    Age 29
    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

    Scottish (Lanarkshire): patronymic from the personal name Neil , meaning ‘son of Neil’, or an Anglicized form of McNeill .Americanized form of Danish, Norwegian, or North German Nielsen and, in some cases, of Swedish Nilsson .

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

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    Sources (57)

    • Andrew Neilson, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Andrew Nielson in entry for Matilda Nielson Peterson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"
    • Andreas Nielsen, "Denmark Census, 1860"

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