Poul Christian Pedersen

22 December 1853–about 1947 (Age 93)
Tise, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Poul Christian

When Poul Christian Pedersen was born on 22 December 1853, in Tise, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Peder Poulsen, was 34 and his mother, Maren Christensdatter, was 29. He married Else Madsen on 13 June 1879, in Vrensted, Hjørring, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Vester Brønderslev, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark in 1855 and Vrensted, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark for about 45 years. He died about 1947, in Vrensted, Hjørring, Denmark, at the age of 94.

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Family Time Line

Poul Christian Pedersen
Else Madsen
Marriage: 13 June 1879
Johanne Katrine Pedersen
Marie Maren Pedersen
Louise Emilie Pedersen
Mads Christian Pedersen
Ana Kristine Pedersen
Peder Jakob Pedersen
Aage Pedersen
Kirstine Ottilie Pedersen

Spouse and Children

13 June 1879
Vrensted, Hjørring, Denmark


    Johanne Katrine Pedersen


    Marie Maren Pedersen



    Mads Christian Pedersen


    Ana Kristine Pedersen


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Parents and Siblings



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World Events (6)

1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks

Age 6

The Copenhagen Waterworks was the first waterworks in Denmark and served the community until 1951. It was one of the first buildings to be built outside Copenhagen's old city walls.
1859 · Copenhagen Zoo

Age 6

The Copenhagen Zoo was founded in 1859 and is one of the oldest zoos in Europe. It was founded by a ornithologist named Niels Kjaebolling and the first animals that were at the opening were eagles, chickens, ducks, owls, rabbits, a fox, a seal and a turtle. The oldest building still is in use as a stable for the yak exibit. It is open everyday from 9:00am to 8:00pm (20:00).

Age 61

World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.

Name Meaning

Norwegian and Danish: patronymic from Peter .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Poul Christian Pedersen, "Denmark Census, 1855"
  • Povl Kristian Pedersen, "Denmark Census, 1925"
  • Poül Christian Pedersen, "Denmark Census, 1880"

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