Niels Peter Andersen

29 March 1856–
Stokkemarke, Maribo, Denmark

The Life of Niels Peter

When Niels Peter Andersen was born on 29 March 1856, in Stokkemarke, Maribo, Denmark, his father, Anders Hansen Kaae, was 30 and his mother, Anne Dorothea Henricksdatter, was 31. He married Signild Svensdotter on 17 May 1885, in Halsted, Maribo, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Stokkemarke, Lollands Sønder, Maribo, Denmark for about 10 years.

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Family Time Line

Niels Peter Andersen
Signild Svensdotter
Marriage: 17 May 1885
Alfred Hilbert Andersen
Jenny Josefine Andersen
Viggo Ulrik Andersen
Adane Veronica Andersen

Spouse and Children

17 May 1885
Halsted, Maribo, Denmark


    Alfred Hilbert Andersen


    Jenny Josefine Andersen


    Viggo Ulrik Andersen


    Adane Veronica Andersen


Parents and Siblings



World Events (7)

1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks

Age 3

The Copenhagen Waterworks was the first waterworks in Denmark and served the community until 1951. It was one of the first buildings to be built outside Copenhagen's old city walls.
1859 · Copenhagen Zoo

Age 3

The Copenhagen Zoo was founded in 1859 and is one of the oldest zoos in Europe. It was founded by a ornithologist named Niels Kjaebolling and the first animals that were at the opening were eagles, chickens, ducks, owls, rabbits, a fox, a seal and a turtle. The oldest building still is in use as a stable for the yak exibit. It is open everyday from 9:00am to 8:00pm (20:00).

Age 58

World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.

Name Meaning

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

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

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Sources (3)

  • Niels Peter Andersen in household of Ane Dorthe Henriksen, "Denmark Census, 1870"
  • Niels Peder Andersen in household of Anders Hansen, "Denmark Census, 1860"
  • Niels Peter Andersen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941" (birth)

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