Niels Andersen

1723–
Harridslev, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Niels

When Niels Andersen was born on 4 July 1723, in Harridslev, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Anders Nielsen, was 40 and his mother, Johanne Sophie Pedersdatter, was 21. He died in Hjørring, Denmark, and was buried in Hjørring, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Anders Nielsen
1683–1748
Johanne Sophie Pedersdatter
1702–1755
Niels Andersen
1723–
Peder Andersen
1725–1726
Peder Andersen
1727–1775
Thomas Andersen
1731–1731

Parents & Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

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.
1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)

Age 39

The Old City Hall was built in 1762 and served as the city hall until 1912. the Hall was modelled after the City Hall that was destroyed in the Copenhagen Fire in 1795. Today the building is used only for ceremonial and representative purposes.

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, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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