Niels Andersen

1720–1792
Tønning, Skanderborg, Denmark

The Life of Niels

When Niels Andersen was born in 1720, in Tønning, Skanderborg, Denmark, his father, Anders Nielsen, was 25 and his mother, Berte Sorensdatter, was 23. He married Karen Jensen on 18 June 1754. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He was buried in Tønning, Skanderborg, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Niels Andersen
1720–1792
Karen Jensen
1733–1805
Marriage: 18 June 1754
Kirsten Nielsen
1757–
Maren Nielsen
1759–
Barbara Nielsen
1761–1763
Barbara Nielsen
1763–1777
Anders Nielsen
1765–
Jens Nielsen
1767–1773
Peder Nielsen
1770–
Niels Nielsen
1772–
Jens Nielsen
1775–1780
Peder Nielsen
1779–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
18 June 1754
vissing, sk, denmark
children

(10)

+5 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (7)

1729

Age 9

Greenland becomes Danish province.
1730 · Danish Asia Company

Age 10

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.
1742 · Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters

Age 22

The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters is a non-governmental science Academy founded in 1742 for the purpose of advancements of science in Denmark.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Anders, a vernacular form of Andreas .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Niels Andersen, "Denmark Marriages, 1635-1916"

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