Peder Christian Andersen

16 May 1819–
Hvidbjerg, Thisted, Denmark

The Life of Peder Christian

When Peder Christian Andersen was born on 16 May 1819, in Hvidbjerg, Thisted, Denmark, his father, Anders Jensen, was 32 and his mother, Else Pedersdatter, was 46. He married Nielsine Nicoline Ludvigsdatter on 28 December 1852, in Hvidbjerg, Thisted, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Hvidbjerg Vesten Å, Hassing, Thisted, Denmark for about 25 years.

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Family Time Line

Peder Christian Andersen
Nielsine Nicoline Ludvigsdatter
Marriage: 28 December 1852
Else Pedersen
Ludvig Pedersen
Ane Pedersen
Niels Petersen

Spouse and Children

28 December 1852
Hvidbjerg, Thisted, Denmark


Parents and Siblings

    Anders Jensen


    Else Pedersdatter




World Events (6)

1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark

Age 10

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.
1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

Age 28

The Casino Theatre was built as an entertainment center by Georg Carstensen but was converted into a theatre in 1848. After many years of never gaining popularity, it was closed in 1937 and demolished in 1960.
1850 · Translation of the Book of Mormon into Danish

Age 31

Erastus Snow and Peter Hansen translated the Book of Mormon into Danish after six months of being in the country. This translation was the first full translation of the Book of Mormon into another language, after English.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Anders, a vernacular form of Andreas .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Peder Christian Andersen, "Denmark Census, 1880"
  • Peder Chr Andersen, "Denmark Census, 1855"
  • Peder Christian Andersen, "Denmark Census, 1870"

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