Niels Peder Petersen

19 April 1856–26 April 1925 (Age 69)
Hjørring, Sankt Catharinæ, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Niels Peder

When Niels Peder Petersen was born on 19 April 1856, in Hjørring, Sankt Catharinæ, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Christian Ludvig Petersen, was 36 and his mother, Jensine Birgitte Nielsdatter Grontved, was 28. He married Ane Kirstine Thomasen Mikkelsen on 15 October 1887, in Bjørnsholm, Slet, Ålborg, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Overlade, Overlade, Ålborg, Denmark in 1906. He died on 26 April 1925, in Overlade, Ålborg, Denmark, at the age of 69.

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Family Time Line

Niels Peder Petersen
Ane Kirstine Thomasen Mikkelsen
Marriage: 15 October 1887
Thomas Christian Pedersen
Soren Kristian Pedersen
Ellen Pedersen
Robert Emil Pedersen
Aage Thorvald Pedersen

Spouse and Children

15 October 1887
Bjørnsholm, Slet, Ålborg, Denmark


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World Events (4)

1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks

Age 3

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 3

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 58

World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, Dutch, and North German: patronymic from Peter .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Peter Petersen, "Denmark Census, 1906"
  • Peter Pedersen, "Denmark Census, 1916"
  • Peder Pedersen, "Denmark Census, 1921"

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