Petrine Sofie Nielsen

18 August 1879–
Tved, Randers, Denmark

The Life of Petrine Sofie

When Petrine Sofie Nielsen was born on 18 August 1879, in Tved, Randers, Denmark, her father, Laurs Nielsen Kruse, was 35 and her mother, Mette Marie Sørensen, was 32. She lived in Tved, Mols, Randers, Denmark for about 10 years.

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Family Time Line

Laurs Nielsen Kruse
1844–
Mette Marie Sørensen
1847–
Niels Severin Nielsen
1874–
Mette Nielsen
1875–
Elisabeth Nielsen
1877–1969
Petrine Sofie Nielsen
1879–
Karoline Nielsen
1881–1949
Søren Nielsen
1884–
Ane Nielsen
1886–
Nielsen
1888–1888

Parents and Siblings

    Laurs Nielsen Kruse

    Male1844–Male

    Mette Marie Sørensen

    Female1847–Female

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (6)

1914

Age 35

World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.
1917

Age 38

The United States take possession of the Virgin Islands. The islands are purchased from Denmark for $25 million the year before.
1940

Age 61

Germany invades Denmark.

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)

  • Petrine Sopie Nielsen in household of Laüri Nielsen Krüse, "Denmark Census, 1880"
  • Petrine Sofie Nielsen in household of Laurs Nielsen, "Denmark Census, 1890"
  • Petrine Sophie Nielsen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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