Hans Peter Laursen

13 August 1811–3 May 1900 (Age 88)
Sejlstrup, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Hans Peter

When Hans Peter Laursen was born on 13 August 1811, in Sejlstrup, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Lårs Hansen, was 30 and his mother, Maren Mortensdatter, was 34. 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.

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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

Spouse and Children

26 October 1832
Lyngby, Hjørring, Denmark


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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

Norwegian, Danish, and North German: patronymic from Laur, a short form of Lawrence .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Hans Peter Lausen, "Denmark Census, 1860"
  • Hans Peter Lausen, "Denmark Census, 1850"
  • Hans Peter Laursen, "Denmark Census, 1845"

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