Niels Andersen

1795–1831 (Age 36)

The Life of Niels

When Niels Andersen was born about 1795, in Denmark, his father, Anders Jorgensen, was 30 and his mother, Mrs. Anders Jorgensen, was 30. He had at least 6 sons and 3 daughters with Karen Ejlersen. He died on 15 March 1831, at the age of 36.

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Niels Andersen
Karen Ejlersen
Ole Nielsen
Ane Margrethe Nielsen
Lars Nielsen
Hans Nielsen
Johanne Nielsen
Anne Marie Nielsen

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Parents & Siblings

  • Anders Jorgensen


  • Mrs. Anders Jorgensen




World Events (6)

1796 · Odense Teater

Age 1

Odense Teater is Denmark's second oldest theater and one of the country's three main theaters. It is where Hans Christian Andersen started as a writer and is where The Pillars of Society was first performed.
1805 · Christianso Lighthouse

Age 10

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 13

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.

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 Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Niels Andersen, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"

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