When Peder Christoffersen was born on 9 July 1812, in Vium, Silkeborg, Denmark, his father, Christopher Christensen, was 30 and his mother, Ellen Marie Pedersdatter, was 30. He married Mette Kjerstine Laursdatter on 5 May 1838, in Levring, Silkeborg, 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, Skivehus, Denmark in 1860. He died on 4 April 1860, in Almind, Silkeborg, Denmark, at the age of 47, and was buried in Almind, Silkeborg, Denmark.
Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Bendt, Ejnar, Holger, Iver, Lars, Morten.
Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Christoffer (see Christopher ). In North America, this surname is also an altered form of the most common Norwegian (and also Danish) form Kristoffersen. Compare Christophersen .
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