Else Pedersen

Female18 March 1841–7 September 1929

Brief Life History of Else

When Else Pedersen was born on 18 March 1841, in Gudum, Bøvling, Denmark, her father, Søren Pedersen Bredahl, was 33 and her mother, Johanne Krog, was 35. She married Janus Anton Frederik Ludvig Olesen Viborg on 14 August 1864, in Gudum, Bøvling, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Resen, Skodborg, Ringkøbing, Denmark in 1870. She died on 7 September 1929, in Resen, Bøvling, Denmark, at the age of 88, and was buried in Resen, Bøvling, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Janus Anton Frederik Ludvig Olesen Viborg
Else Pedersen
Marriage: 14 August 1864
Søren Olesen Viborg

Sources (11)

  • Else Olesen in household of Janus Anton Frederik Ludvig Olesen Viborg, "Denmark Census, 1870"
  • Else Pedersen, "Denmark Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Else Pedersen in entry for Søren Olesen Viborg, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 August 1864Gudum, Bøvling, Denmark
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (5)

    1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

    Age 6

    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.


    Age 8

    Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy. A two-chamber parliament is established.

    1868 · Magasin Du Nord

    Age 27

    Magasin is a Danish chain of department stores that was founded in 1868 in Copenhagen and still exists today. They can be found in Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, and the UK.

    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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