Niels Pedersen

about 1777–1 March 1843 (Age 66)
Serritslev, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life 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 Brønderslev, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark for about 6 years. He died on 1 March 1843, in Brønderslev, Brønderslev, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark, at the age of 66, 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

Spouse and Children

15 November 1811



    Johanne Nielsdatter


    Morten Peter Nielsen


Parents and Siblings

    Peder Jensen


    Else Marie Jensdr




    Jens Pedersen



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

Norwegian and Danish: patronymic from Peter .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Niels Pedersen, "Denmark Census, 1840"
  • Niels Andersen Habet, "Denmark Census, 1834"
  • Niels Pedersen in entry for Morten Peter Nielsen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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