Niels Pedersen Nors

12 July 1807–1 December 1861 (Age 54)
Nors, Thisted, Denmark

The Life of Niels

When Niels Pedersen Nors was born on 12 July 1807, in Nors, Thisted, Denmark, his father, Peder Christian Jorgensen, was 32 and his mother, Anna Cathrine Christensen, was 31. He married Kirstine Marie Jensdatter on 8 November 1834. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Vester Assels, Morsø Sønder, Thisted, Denmark in 1834 and Nors, Hillerslev, Thisted, Denmark for about 15 years. He died on 1 December 1861, at the age of 54, and was buried in Nors, Thisted, Denmark.

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Niels Pedersen Nors
Kirstine Marie Jensdatter
Marriage: 8 November 1834
Willads or Villads Nielsen
Ingeborg Marie Nielsen
Gjertrud Nielsen
Peder Christian Nielsen
Jens Nicolai Nielsen
Christian Nielsen
Else Marie Nielsen
Mads Christian Nielsen

Spouse and Children

8 November 1834


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World Events (7)

1808 · Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn

Age 1

Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn, The Cross of Honour of the Order of the Dannebrog, is an award connected to the Danish Order of the Dannebrog. The cross was instituted by King Frederick VI of Denmark and Norway on June 28, 1808 and was named Dannebrogsmendenes Haederstegn until 1952. The award is given to any Dane who has provided a service to Denmark through a noble deed. The cross is considered an additional recognition if awarded to someone who is already a holder of the Order.

Age 7

Denmark cedes Norway to Sweden.
1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark

Age 22

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.

Name Meaning

Norwegian and Danish: patronymic from Peter .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Niels Pedersen in household of Ingeborg Maria, "Denmark Census, 1845"
  • Niels Pedersen, "Denmark Census, 1834"
  • Niels Pedersen, "Denmark Census, 1860"

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