Anders Nielsen

1776–1832 (Age 56)
København, Denmark

The Life of Anders

Anders Nielsen was born in 1776, in København, Denmark as the son of Niels Christensen and Ane Marie Andersdatter. He married Kristen Thomasdatter on 11 November 1812, in Øster Hassing, Ålborg, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He died on 7 January 1832, in Ulsted, Ulsted, Kær, Ålborg, Denmark, at the age of 56, and was buried in Ulsted, Kær, Ålborg, Denmark.

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Anders Nielsen
Kristen Thomasdatter
Marriage: 11 November 1812
Johanne Kirstine Andersdatter
Margrethe Andersdatter
Kirsten Marie Andersdatter

Spouse & Children

11 November 1812
Øster Hassing, Ålborg, Denmark


Parents & Siblings

  • Niels Christensen


  • Ane Marie Andersdatter




World Events (7)

1776 · Kongens Klub

Age 0

The club was founded in 1776 by former members of Drejer's Club. It was initially known as Fich's Club. The latter name was a reference to Gottlieb Schreck who had purchased the House in 1775. He had adapted the interior to be used by the club. The club initially had 25 members but in 1778 the number of members had grown to 80. On 16 November 1782, the club was granted permission to use the name Kongens Klub (Royal Club). The club soon became a meeting place for members of the higher middle class.
1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn

Age 13

The Old Artillery Barracks was the first of three barracks to be established in the Christianshavn district of Copenhagen. They were converted into barracks for the Artillery in 1789 and were used until 1923. Today, they have been converted into apartments and are listed for everyone.
1792 · Det Classenske Fideicommis

Age 16

Det Classenske Fideicommis is a Danish charitable foundation formed by the industrialist Major General Johan Frederik Classen after he left behind his wealth and possessions in his will to help alleviate poverty and misery to those in the country. Today, it grants around 2 million kroner annually to those in need.

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 .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Anders Nielsen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Anders Nielsen in entry for Thomas Andersen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Anders Nielsen in entry for Magrethe Andersdatter, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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