Niels Andersen

1712–1768 (Age 56)
Allinge, Bornholm, Denmark

The Life of Niels

When Niels Andersen was born in 1712, his father, Anders Nielsen, was 49 and his mother, Aniche Poulsdatter, was 26. He married Karen Samuelsdatter on 27 November 1740, in Allinge, Allinge-Sandvig, Nørre, Bornholm, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 5 May 1768, in Allinge, Bornholm, Denmark, at the age of 56.

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Family Time Line

Niels Andersen
1712–1768
Karen Samuelsdatter
1709–1746
Marriage: 27 November 1740
Anders Nielsen
1741–1741
Anna Nielsdatter
1742–1742
Samuel Nielsen
1742–1828
Nielsen
1744–1744
Nielsen
1746–1746

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
27 November 1740
Allinge, Allinge-Sandvig, Nørre, Bornholm, Denmark
children

(5)

  • Anders Nielsen

    Male1741–1741Male

  • Anna Nielsdatter

    Female1742–1742Female

  • Male1742–1828Male

  • Male1744–1744Male

  • Male1746–1746Male

Parents & Siblings

  • Anders Nielsen

    Male1663–1733Male

  • Aniche Poulsdatter

    Female1686–1755Female

siblings

(6)

  • Male1712–1768Male

  • Hans Andersen

    Male1716–1748Male

  • Henrich Andersen

    Male1718–1753Male

  • Poul Andersen

    Male1723–1755Male

  • Anders Andersen

    Male1726–1753Male

+1 More Child

World Events (6)

1713 · Royal Danish Military Academy

Age 1

The Royal Danish Military Academy educated and commissioned all officers for the Royal Danish Army. The Military Academy function was initiated in 1713 by request of King Frederick IV on inspiration from the Naval Academy.
1729

Age 17

Greenland becomes Danish province.
1730 · Danish Asia Company

Age 18

The Danish Asiatic Company was a trading company established to revive the dwindling Danish trade with the East Indies and China. It was taken over by the Danish government in 1772 and continued to run until around 1843.

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 (3)

  • Niels Andersen in entry for Anders Nielsen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Niels Andersen in entry for Morten Nielsen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Niels Andersen, "Denmark Marriages, 1635-1916"

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