Christian Gundersen Pedersen

1 October 1897–1921 (Age 23)
Ullerup, Aggersborg, Øster Han, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Christian Gundersen

When Christian Gundersen Pedersen was born on 1 October 1897, in Ullerup, Aggersborg, Øster Han, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Jacob Pedersen Hedegaard, was 34 and his mother, Jensine Marie Jensen, was 22. He lived in Aggersborg, Øster Han, Hjørring, Denmark in 1911. He died in 1921, in Denmark, at the age of 24, and was buried in Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Pedersen Hedegaard
Jensine Marie Jensen
Petrine Hedegaard Pedersen
Christian Gundersen Pedersen
Maren Kirstine Pedersen Hedegaard
Petra Helene Hedegaard
Erna Hedegaard

Parents and Siblings



World Events (2)


Age 17

World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.

Age 20

The United States take possession of the Virgin Islands. The islands are purchased from Denmark for $25 million the year before.

Name Meaning

Norwegian and Danish: patronymic from Peter .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Christian Hedegård in household of Jakob Pedersen Hedegård, "Denmark Census, 1911"
  • Christian Gundersen Pedersen, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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