Mary Nielsen

Brief Life History of Mary

When Mary Nielsen was born on 27 November 1903, in Hornslet, Øster Lisbjerg, Randers, Denmark, her father, Jens Marius Nielsen, was 22 and her mother, Mette Ottilie Sørensen Smidt, was 19. She married Johan Bennedsen on 16 November 1926, in Tilst, Hasle, Århus, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Rolsø, Mols, Randers, Denmark in 1916 and Vor Frue, Århus, Århus, Denmark in 1918. She died in February 1985, in Skanderborg, Denmark, at the age of 81.

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Family Time Line

Johan Bennedsen
1899–1974
Mary Nielsen
1903–1985
Marriage: 16 November 1926
Eskild Bennedsen
1929–2013
Jørgen Bennedsen
1934–2018

Sources (5)

  • Mary Nielsen in household of Jens Marius Nielsen, "Denmark, Århus Municipal Census, 1918"
  • Mary Bennedsen in household of Johan Bennedsen, "Denmark Census, 1930"
  • Mung Nielsen in household of Jens Marius Nielsen, "Denmark Census, 1925"

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World Events (8)

1914

World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.

1917

The United States take possession of the Virgin Islands. The islands are purchased from Denmark for $25 million the year before.

1939

Denmark signs 10-year non-aggression pact with Nazi Germany.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Niels, Jorgen, Knud, Lars, Nels, Bent, Borge, Holger, Ove, Einer, Oluf.

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Niels, a shortened form of Nikolaus (see Nicholas ). Compare Nielson , Neilsen , Nelsen , Nilsen , and Nilson .

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

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