Niels Andersen

1719–
Mygdal, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Niels

When Niels Andersen was christened on 3 December 1719, in Mygdal, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Anders Nielsen, was 42 and his mother, Bodil Jensdatter, was 38.

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Family Time Line

Anders Nielsen
1677–1743
Bodil Jensdatter
1681–
Christen Andersen
1703–1795
Jens Andersen
1707–1765
Christen Andersen
1712–
Lauritz Andersen
1714–
Peder Andersen
1717–1787
Niels Andersen
1719–
Soren Andersen
1722–
Kiersten Andersdatter
1724–
Poul Andersen
1730–1795

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World Events (3)

1729

Greenland becomes Danish province.
1730 · Danish Asia Company

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.
1737 · Meyercrones Stiftelse

Meyercrones Stiftelse was founded by the widow of Henning de Meyercrone after he had served as Danish envoy in France. Christiane Meyercrone, Henning's widow, managed the property until her death in 1738. Her niece became the new manager of the foundation and arranged for its charter to be written in 1830. The original, small building was replaced by a larger building in 1933.

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.

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