Anders Nielsen

7 February 1758–16 September 1833 (Age 75)
Understed, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Anders

When Anders Nielsen was born on 7 February 1758, in Understed, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Niels Madsen, was 40 and his mother, Maren Andersdr, was 30. He married Else Thogersdr on 6 November 1795. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He died on 16 September 1833, in Vennebjerg, Hjørring, Denmark, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

Anders Nielsen
Else Thogersdr
Marriage: 6 November 1795
Maren Andersen
Else Andersen

Spouse and Children

6 November 1795



    Else Andersen


Parents and Siblings

    Niels Madsen


    Maren Andersdr




World Events (8)

1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)

Age 4

The Old City Hall was built in 1762 and served as the city hall until 1912. the Hall was modelled after the City Hall that was destroyed in the Copenhagen Fire in 1795. Today the building is used only for ceremonial and representative purposes.
1776 · Kongens Klub

Age 18

The club was founded in 1776 by former members of Drejer's Club. It was initially known as Fich's Club. The latter name was a reference to Gottlieb Schreck who had purchased the House in 1775. He had adapted the interior to be used by the club. The club initially had 25 members but in 1778 the number of members had grown to 80. On 16 November 1782, the club was granted permission to use the name Kongens Klub (Royal Club). The club soon became a meeting place for members of the higher middle class.
1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn

Age 31

The Old Artillery Barracks was the first of three barracks to be established in the Christianshavn district of Copenhagen. They were converted into barracks for the Artillery in 1789 and were used until 1923. Today, they have been converted into apartments and are listed for everyone.

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 in entry for Else Andersdatter, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Anders Nielsen in entry for Else Andersdatter, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Anders Nielsen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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