Christian Gundersen Pedersen

Male1 October 1897–1921

Brief Life History 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

Sources (2)

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

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (5)

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

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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