Peder Hansen

Torslev, Ålborghus, Denmark

The Life Summary of Peder

Peder Hansen was born in 1804, in Torslev, Ålborghus, Denmark as the son of Hans. He married Dorthe Marie Andersdatter on 19 December 1835, in Torslev, Ålborghus, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Torslev, Dronninglund, Hjørring, Denmark for about 20 years.

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Peder Hansen
Dorthe Marie Andersdatter
Marriage: 19 December 1835

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 December 1835Torslev, Ålborghus, Denmark
  • Children


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    World Events (7)

    1805 · Christianso Lighthouse
    Age 1
    The Christianso Lighthouse is one of Denmark's oldest lighthouses and the first to have a flashing light. It was built on the island of Christianso in the northern Baltic Sea.
    1808 · Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn
    Age 4
    Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn, The Cross of Honour of the Order of the Dannebrog, is an award connected to the Danish Order of the Dannebrog. The cross was instituted by King Frederick VI of Denmark and Norway on June 28, 1808 and was named Dannebrogsmendenes Haederstegn until 1952. The award is given to any Dane who has provided a service to Denmark through a noble deed. The cross is considered an additional recognition if awarded to someone who is already a holder of the Order.
    1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)
    Age 43
    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.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Lars, Nels, Niels, Thor, Jorgen, Knud, Holger, Morten, Nils, Einer, Johan.Danish, Norwegian, Dutch, Flemish, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Hans . This is the most common surname in Norway. Compare Hanson 4 and also 2 below.Americanized form of Norwegian, North German, Dutch, Flemish, and Danish Hanssen , a variant of 1 above. Compare Hansson 2.

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

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    Sources (8)

    • Peder Hansen, "Denmark Census, 1860"
    • Peder Hansen, "Denmark Census, 1850"
    • Peder Heinesen, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"

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