Niels Lausten

1723–1796 (Age 74)
Nørre Løgum, Tønder, Denmark

The Life of Niels

Niels Lausten was born in 1723 as the son of Laust Nielsen and An Maria Peders. He married Mergrethe Hanses about 1754, in Nørre Løgum, Tønder, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 26 December 1796, in Nørre Løgum, Tønder, Denmark, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

Niels Lausten
1723–1796
Mergrethe Hanses
Marriage: about 1754
Anna Maria Nielsdatter
1754–
Botilla Nielsdatter
1759–
Hans Nielsen
1761–
Laust Nielsen
1763–
Mette Botilla Nielsen
1765–1800
Hanna Nielsen
1770–

Spouse & Children

  • Male1723–1796Male

  • Mergrethe Hanses

    FemaleFemale

MARRIAGE
about 1754
Nørre Løgum, Tønder, Denmark
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents & Siblings

  • Laust Nielsen

    MaleMale

  • An Maria Peders

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(3)

  • Maren Laustes

    Female1717–1795Female

  • Male1723–1796Male

  • Ellen Marie Lausten

    Female–1856Female

World Events (7)

1729

Age 6

Greenland becomes Danish province.
1730 · Danish Asia Company

Age 7

The Danish Asiatic Company was a trading company established to revive the dwindling Danish trade with the East Indies and China. It was taken over by the Danish government in 1772 and continued to run until around 1843.
1744 · Hirschholm Palace

Age 21

Hirschholm Palace was a royal palace located in present-day Horsholm municipality just north of Copenhagen. It was one of the finest buildings of its time and became known as the Versailles of the North. It developed a bad reputation in connection with its role in the affair between Johann Friedrich Struensee and Queen Caroline Mathilda in the 1770s. After that it fell into disrepair and was demolished in 1809.

Name Meaning

German: nickname for an eavesdropper or nosy person, from an agent derivative of Middle High German lūstern ‘to eavesdrop’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Niels Lorentzen in entry for Andres Andresen, "Denmark Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Niels Lorenzen in entry for Andres Andresen, "Denmark Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Niels Lausten in entry for Anna Maria Lausten, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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