Peder Christoffersen

9 July 1812–4 April 1860 (Age 47)
Vium, Viborg, Denmark

The Life of Peder

When Peder Christoffersen was born on 9 July 1812, in Vium, Viborg, Denmark, his father, Christopher Christensen, was 30 and his mother, Ellen Marie Pedersdatter, was 29. He married Mette Kristine Laursdatter on 5 May 1838, in Levring, Viborg, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Vium, Lysgård, Viborg, Denmark for about 10 years and Hindborg, Viborg, Denmark in 1860. He died on 4 April 1860, in Almind, Viborg, Denmark, at the age of 47, and was buried in Almind, Viborg, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Peder Christoffersen
1812–1860
Mette Kristine Laursdatter
1821–1899
Marriage: 5 May 1838
Niels Dÿhrberg Pedersen
1845–1900
Lauritz Pedersen
1847–1857
Christian Pedersen
1849–1926
Jens Christian Pedersen
1851–1914
Ellen Marie Pedersen
1853–1886
Christen Pedersen
1856–1939
Laurina Marie Pedersen
1859–1928

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
5 May 1838
Levring, Viborg, Denmark
children

(7)

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (6)

1814

Age 2

Denmark cedes Norway to Sweden.
1818 · Danmarks Nationalbank

Age 6

Danmarks Nationalbank is the central bank of the Kingdom of Denmark and serves as an independent and credible institution that issues the krone, the Danish currency. The bank undertakes all functions related to the management of the Danish central-government debt.
1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark

Age 17

Kuffert Sorensen was established in 1829 by Carl Peter Sorensen as a leather goods company. Today the business has five locations and each are run by a member of the Sorensen family.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and German: patronymic from the personal name Christoffer ( see Christopher ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Peder Christophersen, "Denmark Census, 1860"
  • Peder Christoffersen, "Denmark Census, 1850"
  • Peder Christoffersen in household of Christoffer Christensen, "Denmark Census, 1840"

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