Niels Pedersen

Maleabout 1777–1 March 1843

Brief Life History of Niels

Niels Pedersen was born about 1777, in Serritslev, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark as the son of Peder Jensen and Else Marie Jensdr. He married Metta Marie Mortensen on 15 November 1811. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Vester Brønderslev, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark for about 6 years. He died on 1 March 1843, in Brønderslev, Vester Brønderslev, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark, at the age of 67, and was buried in Vester Brønderslev, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Niels Pedersen
Metta Marie Mortensen
Marriage: 15 November 1811
Anne Johanne Nielsdatter
Johanne Nielsdatter
Morten Peter Nielsen

Sources (14)

  • Niels Pedersen, "Denmark Census, 1840"
  • Niels Pedersen in entry for Johanne Nielsdatter, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Niels Andersen Habet, "Denmark Census, 1834"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 November 1811
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (2)

    World Events (7)

    1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn

    Age 12

    The Old Artillery Barracks was the first of three barracks to be established in the Christianshavn district of Copenhagen. They were converted into barracks for the Artillery in 1789 and were used until 1923. Today, they have been converted into apartments and are listed for everyone.

    1792 · Det Classenske Fideicommis

    Age 15

    Det Classenske Fideicommis is a Danish charitable foundation formed by the industrialist Major General Johan Frederik Classen after he left behind his wealth and possessions in his will to help alleviate poverty and misery to those in the country. Today, it grants around 2 million kroner annually to those in need.

    1796 · Odense Teater

    Age 19

    Odense Teater is Denmark's second oldest theater and one of the country's three main theaters. It is where Hans Christian Andersen started as a writer and is where The Pillars of Society was first performed.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Lars, Niels, Bjorn, Knud, Nils, Anders, Jorgen, Egil, Einer, Knut, Peer.

    Norwegian and Danish: patronymic from the personal name Peder (see Peter ). This surname is also found in northern Germany. Compare Petersen 2 and Peterson 1.

    English: variant of Peterson .

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

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