Niels Christian Andersen

30 April 1850–4 January 1924 (Age 73)
Ulstrup, Års, Ålborg, Denmark

The Life Summary of Niels Christian

When Niels Christian Andersen was born on 30 April 1850, in Ulstrup, Års, Ålborg, Denmark, his father, Niels Peter Anderson, was 30 and his mother, Anne Christensen, was 30. He married Johanne Jensen on 29 May 1896, in Sanpete, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Fayette, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1900 and Mayfield, Sanpete, Utah, United States for about 10 years. He died on 4 January 1924, in Ephraim, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Mayfield Cemetery, Mayfield, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Niels Christian Andersen
Johanne Jensen
Marriage: 29 May 1896
James Marius Thompson Andersen
Niels Christian Thomsen Andersen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 May 1896Sanpete, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks
    Age 9
    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.
    1859 · Copenhagen Zoo
    Age 9
    The Copenhagen Zoo was founded in 1859 and is one of the oldest zoos in Europe. It was founded by a ornithologist named Niels Kjaebolling and the first animals that were at the opening were eagles, chickens, ducks, owls, rabbits, a fox, a seal and a turtle. The oldest building still is in use as a stable for the yak exibit. It is open everyday from 9:00am to 8:00pm (20:00).
    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 20
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Niels, Lars, Nels, Per, Anders, Holger, Jorgen, Thor, Bjorn, Helmer, Alf.Norwegian, Danish, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Anders, a vernacular form of Andreas . Compare Anderson 1.Americanized form of Norwegian, North German, and very rare Danish patronymic Anderssen, a cognate of 1 above. Compare Andersson 2.

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

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    Sources (14)

    • Niels C Anderson, "United States Census, 1920"
    • N C Anderson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Nels Anderson in entry for Johannah Andersen, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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