Peder Hansen

about 1808–
Torslev, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Peder

Peder Hansen was born about 1808, in Torslev, Hjørring, Denmark as the son of Hans. He married Dorthe Marie Andersdatter on 19 December 1835, in Torslev, Hjørring, 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

19 December 1835
Torslev, Hjørring, Denmark


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World Events (6)

1808 · Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn

Age 0

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.

Age 6

Denmark cedes Norway to Sweden.
1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

Age 39

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

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 (3)

  • Peder Hansen, "Denmark Census, 1860"
  • Peder Hansen, "Denmark Census, 1850"
  • Peder Hansen, "Denmark Census, 1840"

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