Niels Pedersen

Brief Life History of Niels

Niels Pedersen was born in 1731, in Årestrup, Ålborghus, Denmark as the son of Randi Erlandsdatter. He married Abild Laursdatter on 4 June 1759, in Suldrup, Ålborghus, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters.

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Niels Pedersen
Abild Laursdatter
Marriage: 4 June 1759
Sophie Nielsen
Peder Nielsen
Laurs Abel
Karen Nielsdatter
Maren Nielsen
Maren Nielsen
Peder Nielsen

Sources (7)

  • Niels Pedersen, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Niels Pedersen in entry for Peder Nielsen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Niels Pedersen in entry for Peder Nielsen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

World Events (8)

1737 · Meyercrones Stiftelse

Meyercrones Stiftelse was founded by the widow of Henning de Meyercrone after he had served as Danish envoy in France. Christiane Meyercrone, Henning's widow, managed the property until her death in 1738. Her niece became the new manager of the foundation and arranged for its charter to be written in 1830. The original, small building was replaced by a larger building in 1933.

1742 · Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters

The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters is a non-governmental science Academy founded in 1742 for the purpose of advancements of science in Denmark.

1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)

The Old City Hall was built in 1762 and served as the city hall until 1912. the Hall was modelled after the City Hall that was destroyed in the Copenhagen Fire in 1795. Today the building is used only for ceremonial and representative purposes.

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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