Niels Hansen

about 1824–

The Life of Niels

Niels Hansen was born about 1824. He married Bodil Kirstine Olsen on 8 April 1868. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Torkilstrup, Falsters Nørre, Maribo, Denmark in 1870.

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Niels Hansen
Bodil Kirstine Olsen
Marriage: 8 April 1868
Jens Peder Rasmussen
Gerda Olivia Hansen
Marg Jensine Hansen

Spouse and Children

8 April 1868
Torkildstrup, Gunslevmagle, Den.


    Jens Peder Rasmussen


    Gerda Olivia Hansen


    Marg Jensine Hansen


World Events (7)

1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark

Age 5

Kuffert Sorensen was established in 1829 by Carl Peter Sorensen as a leather goods company. Today the business has five locations and each are run by a member of the Sorensen family.
1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

Age 23

The Casino Theatre was built as an entertainment center by Georg Carstensen but was converted into a theatre in 1848. After many years of never gaining popularity, it was closed in 1937 and demolished in 1960.
1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks

Age 35

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.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, Dutch, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Hans .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Niels Hansen, "Denmark Census, 1870"
  • Niels Hansen in entry for Gerda Olivia Hansen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Niels Hansen in entry for Marg Jensine Hansen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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