Peder Hansen

11 July 1719–
Vejle, Denmark

The Life of Peder

When Peder Hansen was born on 11 July 1719, in Vejle, Denmark, his father, Hans Nissen, was 22 and his mother, Kirsten Bentsen, was 18.

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Family Time Line

Hans Nissen
1697–1746
Kirsten Bentsen
1701–1746
Michel Hansen
1717–1782
Karen Hansen
1718–
Bent Hansen
1721–
Mette Hansen
1728–
Lars ( Laurids) Hansen
1733–1828
Peder Hansen
1719–
Jorgen Hansen or Hansen Smed
1723–1791
Magrethe Hansen
1727–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

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World Events (8)

1729

Age 10

Greenland becomes Danish province.
1730 · Danish Asia Company

Age 11

The Danish Asiatic Company was a trading company established to revive the dwindling Danish trade with the East Indies and China. It was taken over by the Danish government in 1772 and continued to run until around 1843.
1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)

Age 43

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

Danish, Norwegian, Dutch, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Hans .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Peder Hansen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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