Niels Jørgensen Seerup


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  • Name Niels Jørgensen Seerup 
    • Niels Jørgensen Seerup

      Niels Jørgensen Seerup ( 9 March 1621 , Serup Parsonage, Serup Parish - 18 March 1685 ) was a Danish rector , parish priest in Ribe and provost of Hviding Herred

      Life and career

      Niels Jørgensen Seerup was born in Serup Parsonage where his father Jørgen Nielsen Brandstrup was parish priest. Seerup first went to school in Mariager , where his eldest brother was principal, he became a student from Viborg School in 1640 and took his master's degree in 1643. The same year he became principal at Helsingør School, later in 1646 moved to Sorø with the same office.

      In 1652 Seerup came to Ribe, where he was chosen by the king as successor to the parish priest Søren Andersen Vedel , after Vedel's death in 1653 he was first betrothed and the same year married Vedel's daughter Else (1624-1697), with that marriage Seerup came to to own the property Liljebjærget , which was famous as a residence for his wife's grandfather Anders Sørensen Vedel .

      Seerup had a great reputation in Ribe and in the then learned circles, he also became provost in Hvidding Herred and Kannik in the cathedral chapter , whose finances and accounts he ruled for a number of years. He published a few dissertations and other pamphlets, however, these are not given any major importance.


      After Seerup's marriage to Else Vedel on 27 August 1653, the couple had ten children:

      1654: priest Søren Nielsen Serup
      1655: Jørgen Nielsen Serup
      1656: Christen Nielsen Serup
      1657: Anders Nielsen Serup
      1659: Christen Nielsen Serup
      1660: doctor Jørgen Nielsen Serup
      1661: Susanne Serup
      1663: Peder Serup
      1664: Niels Nielsen Serup
      1666: Christen Nielsen Serup

      Serup, Niels Jørgensen (1691-1712), hører, Ribe, 657,
      Serup, Niels Sørensen (1691-1715), Ribe, 659
      Serup, Søren Nielsen (?1736), præst, stiftsprovst, Ribe,
      75, 76, 87, 143, 152, 327, 328, 407 note 18, 425, 488,
      497 note 18, 570, 645, 659, passim
    Gender Male 
    Person ID I17420  Hickey, List, Bundesen, Thomsen, Jensen, Jessen
    Last Modified 9 Apr 2021 

    Family Else Sørensdatter Sørensdatter Vedel,   b. 1624,   d. 1697  (Age 73 years) 
    Last Modified 9 Apr 2021 
    Family ID F6232  Group Sheet

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