Niels Andersen

1712–1735
Gjern, Skanderborg, Denmark

The Life of Niels

When Niels Andersen was christened on 9 October 1712, in Gjern, Skanderborg, Denmark, his father, Anders Pedersen Owsen, was 49 and his mother, Zidsel Pedersdatter, was 37. He died after 1735, at the age of 24.

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Family Time Line

Anders Pedersen Owsen
1663–1751
Zidsel Pedersdatter
1675–1735
Peder Andersen
1703–1735
Maren Andersdatter
1703–1758
Niels
1708–1708
Peder Andersen
1710–
Niels Andersen
1712–1735
Kirsten Andersdatter
1716–
Inger Andersdatter
1717–1796

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World Events (3)

1713 · Royal Danish Military Academy

The Royal Danish Military Academy educated and commissioned all officers for the Royal Danish Army. The Military Academy function was initiated in 1713 by request of King Frederick IV on inspiration from the Naval Academy.
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.

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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