Niels Andersen

1797–
Stensballe, Horsens, Vejle, Denmark

The Life of Niels

Niels Andersen was born in 1797, in Stensballe, Horsens, Vejle, Denmark. He married Bodil Andersen on 12 March 1831.

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Niels Andersen
1797–
Bodil Andersen
1801–1833
Marriage: 12 March 1831

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
12 March 1831

World Events (3)

1805 · Christianso Lighthouse

Age 8

The Christianso Lighthouse is one of Denmark's oldest lighthouses and the first to have a flashing light. It was built on the island of Christianso in the northern Baltic Sea.
1808 · Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn

Age 11

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.
1814

Age 17

Denmark cedes Norway to Sweden.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Anders, a vernacular form of Andreas .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • Niels Andersen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Niels Andersen, "Denmark Marriages, 1635-1916"

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