Laurs Nielsen

Maleabout 1654–1715

Brief Life History of Laurs

Laurs Nielsen was born about 1654, in Løgsted, Slet, Ålborg, Denmark. He married Anne Jensdatter on 19 June 1698, in Løgsted, Slet, Ålborg, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He was buried in Løgsted, Slet, Ålborg, Denmark.

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Laurs Nielsen
Anne Jensdatter
Marriage: 19 June 1698
Maren Larsdatter

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  • Marriage
    19 June 1698Løgsted, Slet, Ålborg, Denmark
  • Children (1)

    World Events (2)

    1701 · Oldest Naval Academy in the World

    Age 47

    The Royal Danish Naval Academy was established in 1701 to educate then commission all officers into the Royal Danish Navy. It is the oldest, still-existing, officers' academy in the world.

    1713 · Royal Danish Military Academy

    Age 59

    The Royal Danish Military Academy educated and commissioned all officers for the Royal Danish Army. The Military Academy function was initiated in 1713 by request of King Frederick IV on inspiration from the Naval Academy.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Niels, Jorgen, Knud, Lars, Nels, Bent, Borge, Holger, Ove, Einer, Oluf.

    Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Niels, a shortened form of Nikolaus (see Nicholas ). Compare Nielson , Neilsen , Nelsen , Nilsen , and Nilson .

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

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