Niels Andersen

Ålborg, Denmark

The Life of Niels

When Niels Andersen was born on 2 March 1807, in Ålborg, Denmark, his father, Anders Larsen, was 47 and his mother, Anna Jensen, was 42. He had at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Sejlflod, Fleskum, Ålborg, Denmark in 1834.

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Anders Larsen
Anna Jensen
Ane Marie Andersdatter
Hans Andersen
Lars Andersen
Kirsten Andersdr
Lars Andersen
Johanne Anderdatter
Maren Andersen
Maren Andersen
Christen Andersen
Niels Andersen

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World Events (7)

1808 · Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn

Age 1

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.

Age 7

Denmark cedes Norway to Sweden.
1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

Age 40

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

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 household of Anders Larsen, "Denmark Census, 1834"
  • Niels Andersen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Niels, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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