Else Marie Madsen

Brief Life History of Else Marie

When Else Marie Madsen was born on 20 November 1865, in Fræer, Fræer, Ålborghus, Denmark, her father, Hans Madsen, was 32 and her mother, Christiane Christophersdatter, was 36. She married Jens Kristian Marinus Nielsen on 20 November 1894, in Ferslev, Ålborghus, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Glenstrup, Nørhald, Randers, Denmark for about 9 years and Glenstrup, Dronningborg, Denmark in 1930. She died on 6 November 1941, in Karlby, Glenstrup, Dronningborg, Denmark, at the age of 75, and was buried in Hvornum, Dronningborg, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Jens Kristian Marinus Nielsen
Else Marie Madsen
Marriage: 20 November 1894
Christiane Svanholm
Hans Svanholm
Niels Jensen Svanholm
Berthine Svanholm
Kristen Svanholm
Johannes Svanholm
Dødfødt Pigebarn Svanholm
Axsel Jensen
Hans Svanholm

Sources (17)

  • Else Marie Svanholm, "Denmark Census, 1906"
  • Else Marie Madsen, "Denmark Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Else Marie Madsen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

World Events (5)

1868 · Magasin Du Nord

Magasin is a Danish chain of department stores that was founded in 1868 in Copenhagen and still exists today. They can be found in Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, and the UK.


World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.


The United States take possession of the Virgin Islands. The islands are purchased from Denmark for $25 million the year before.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Jorgen, Per, Viggo, Anders, Carsten, Niels, Thor, Alf, Einer, Jeppe.

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Mads, a pet form of Mat(t)hias or Mat(t)heus (see Matthew ). This surname is also found in northern Germany. Compare Madson , Matson , and Mattson .

English: variant of Madson .

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

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