Niels Andersen

1713–1773 (Age 60)
Skiptvet, Østfold, Norway

The Life of Niels

Niels Andersen was born about 1713, in Skiptvet, Østfold, Norway. He married Ingri (Inger) Andersdatter on 4 March 1739. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He died in 1773, in his hometown, at the age of 60, and was buried in Skiptvet, Østfold, Norway.

Photos & Memories (1)

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Niels Andersen
1713–1773
Ingri (Inger) Andersdatter
1700–1787
Marriage: 4 March 1739
Anders Nielsen
1739–
Christen Nielsen
1742–1742
Aamund Nielsen
1743–1797
Ane Nielsen
1746–1747

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
4 March 1739
Skiptvet, Østfold, Norway
children

(4)

World Events (2)

1736 · Confirmation & education

Age 23

Law of 1736 legally established Confirmation in the Lutheran Church which led to organized education for all children. These became important records which the Pastor kept.
1739 · Universal schooling

Age 26

First school law to begin universal schooling in Norway. They taught the subjects of Christianity, reading, writing, arithmetic. Compulsory schooling from the age of seven and at least until ten to twelve years old.

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, "Norway Marriages, 1660-1926"
  • Niels Andersen in entry for Amund Nilsen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Nils Andersen in entry for Ane Nilsen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account
Create a free account to view more about your family.
Share this with your family and friends.