Niels Lauridsen

Randbøl, Vejle, Denmark

The Life of Niels

When Niels Lauridsen was born on 1 May 1814, in Randbøl, Vejle, Denmark, his father, Laurids Christensen, was 25 and his mother, Gunder Marie Nielsen, was 27. He married Maren Kristensen on 19 March 1842, in Grene, Ribe, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Randbøl, Tørrild, Vejle, Denmark in 1845. He was buried in Randbøl, Vejle, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Niels Lauridsen
Maren Kristensen
Marriage: 19 March 1842
Laurids Nielsen
Christen Nielsen
Gunder Maria Nielsen

Spouse & Children

  • Male1814–1849Male

  • Maren Kristensen


19 March 1842
Grene, Ribe, Denmark


  • Laurids Nielsen


  • Christen Nielsen


  • Gunder Maria Nielsen


Parents & Siblings



World Events (4)

1818 · Danmarks Nationalbank

Age 4

Danmarks Nationalbank is the central bank of the Kingdom of Denmark and serves as an independent and credible institution that issues the krone, the Danish currency. The bank undertakes all functions related to the management of the Danish central-government debt.
1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark

Age 15

Kuffert Sorensen was established in 1829 by Carl Peter Sorensen as a leather goods company. Today the business has five locations and each are run by a member of the Sorensen family.
1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

Age 33

The Casino Theatre was built as an entertainment center by Georg Carstensen but was converted into a theatre in 1848. After many years of never gaining popularity, it was closed in 1937 and demolished in 1960.

Name Meaning

Norwegian and Danish: patronymic from the personal name Laurids, a vernacular form of Laurentius ( see Lawrence ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Niels Lauridsen, "Denmark Census, 1845"
  • Niels Laursen in entry for Gunder Marie Nielsen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Niels Laursen in entry for Gunder Maria Nielsen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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