Peder Christensen

Brief Life History of Peder

Peder Christensen was born on 9 June 1806, in Bording, Bøvling, Denmark as the son of Kresten Krestensen and Ingeborg Pedersdr. He married Simonine Marie Nielsdatter on 12 October 1832, in Bording, Bøvling, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in Bording, Hammerum, Ringkøbing, Denmark for about 20 years.

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Peder Christensen
Simonine Marie Nielsdatter
Marriage: 12 October 1832
Niels Christian Pedersen
Jens Christian Pedersen
Inger Kjerstine Pedersen
Inger Kirstine Pedersen
Edel Catrine Pedersen
Karen Pedersen
Maren Pedersen
Zidsel Catrine Pedersen
Inger Marie Pedersd
Mads Christian Pedersen
Edel Kathrine Pedersen
Johan Henrik Pedersen

Sources (48)

  • Peder Christensen, "Denmark Census, 1870"
  • Peder Christensen Skraedder, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Peder Christensen in entry for Edel Cathrine Pedersen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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World Events (7)

1808 · Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn

Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn, The Cross of Honour of the Order of the Dannebrog, is an award connected to the Danish Order of the Dannebrog. The cross was instituted by King Frederick VI of Denmark and Norway on June 28, 1808 and was named Dannebrogsmendenes Haederstegn until 1952. The award is given to any Dane who has provided a service to Denmark through a noble deed. The cross is considered an additional recognition if awarded to someone who is already a holder of the Order.


Denmark cedes Norway to Sweden.

1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

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, Nels, Niels, Lars, Bent, Anders, Thor, Jorgen, Nils, Einer, Viggo, Folmer.

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Christen . In North America, this surname is also an altered form of the especially Danish and Norwegian variant Kristensen . Compare Christenson and Christianson .

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

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