Niels Kristian Lauridsen

1897–1972 (Age 75)
Esbjerg, Ribe, Denmark

The Life of Niels Kristian

When Niels Kristian Lauridsen was born on 6 February 1897, his father, Andreas Lauridsen, was 31 and his mother, Marie Christensen, was 29. He married Mary P Vernon in 1925, in Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Esbjerg, Esbjerg, Southern Denmark, Denmark for about 5 years and Norway Township, Clay, South Dakota, United States in 1930. He died in March 1972, in Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, United States, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

Niels Kristian Lauridsen
Mary P Vernon
Marriage: 1925
Dale Berg Lauridsen

Spouse & Children



Parents & Siblings

  • Andreas Lauridsen


  • Marie Christensen




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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1899 · Mount Rainier National Park is Established

Age 2

Mount Rainier was established as a state park on March 2, 1899 with legislation was signed by President McKinley. Mount Rainier is a volcanic peak surrounded by forests.

Age 20

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

Norwegian and Danish: patronymic from the personal name Laurids, a vernacular form of Laurentius ( see Lawrence ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Mads Christian Lauridsen in household of Andreas Lauridsen, "Denmark Census, 1906"
  • Niels Christian Lauritzen in household of Andreas Lauritzen, "Denmark Census, 1901"
  • Nels Lauridson, "United States Census, 1930"

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