Hans Peter Laursen

Male13 August 1811–3 May 1900

Brief Life History of Hans Peter

When Hans Peter Laursen was born on 13 August 1811, in Sejlstrup, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Lars Hansen, was 36 and his mother, Maren Mortensdatter, was 40. He married Zidsel Marie Christensdatter on 26 October 1832, in Lyngby, Hjørring, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 3 May 1900, in Rakkeby, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark, at the age of 88.

Photos and Memories (0)

Photos and Memories

Do you know Hans Peter? Do you have a story about him that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Hans Peter Laursen
Zidsel Marie Christensdatter
Marriage: 26 October 1832
Karen Hansdatter
Lars Hansen
Christiane Hansdatter
Hans Christian Hansen
Maren Hansen
Andreas Hansen
Peder Hansen
Maria Hansen

Sources (35)

  • Hans Peter Lausen, "Denmark Census, 1860"
  • Hans Peter Laursen, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Hans Peter Hansen in entry for Maria Hansen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 October 1832Lyngby, Hjørring, Denmark
  • Children (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (3)

    World Events (6)


    Age 3

    Denmark cedes Norway to Sweden.

    1818 · Danmarks Nationalbank

    Age 7

    Danmarks Nationalbank is the central bank of the Kingdom of Denmark and serves as an independent and credible institution that issues the krone, the Danish currency. The bank undertakes all functions related to the management of the Danish central-government debt.

    1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

    Age 36

    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.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Aksel, Bent, Birgit, Kresten.

    Norwegian and Danish: patronymic from the personal name Laur, a short form of Laurits or Laurits, vernacular forms of Laurentius (see Lawrence ). This surname is also found in northern Germany.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Discover Even More

    As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a FREE Account
    Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
    Share this with your family and friends.