Christine Nielsen

7 June 1878–
Tise, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Christine

When Christine Nielsen was born on 7 June 1878, in Tise, Hjørring, Denmark, her father, Lars Nielsen, was 24 and her mother, Mette Marie Kristensen, was 22. She married Frants Christian Povlsen on 29 November 1903. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Vrå, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark for about 5 years and Tårs, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark in 1921.

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Family Time Line

Frants Christian Povlsen
Christine Nielsen
Marriage: 29 November 1903
Anna Marie Poulsen
Emanuel Nielsen
Lars Aage Marinus Poulsen

Spouse and Children

29 November 1903
Tise, Hjørring, Denmark


    Anna Marie Poulsen


    Emanuel Nielsen


    Lars Aage Marinus Poulsen


Parents and Siblings



+7 More Children

World Events (6)


Age 36

World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.

Age 39

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

Age 61

Denmark signs 10-year non-aggression pact with Nazi Germany.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and North German (especially Schleswig-Holstein): patronymic from the personal name Niels, a reduced form of Nikolaus ( see Nicholas ) or Cornelius .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Kristine Nielsen, "Denmark Census, 1901"
  • Kristine Poulsen in household of Frants Poulsen, "Denmark Census, 1921"
  • Krestine Pouelsen in household of Frants Pouelsen, "Denmark Census, 1911"

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