Mads Peter Hansen

7 March 1858–
Brande, Koldinghus, Denmark

The Life of Mads Peter

When Mads Peter Hansen was born on 7 March 1858, in Brande, Koldinghus, Denmark, his father, Hans Rasmussen, was 36 and his mother, Maren Madsen, was 26. He married Kirstine Eskildsdr on 24 June 1881, in Saksild, Åkær, Denmark. He lived in Taulov, Elbo, Vejle, Denmark in 1870 and Saksild, Hads, Århus, Denmark for about 35 years.

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Mads Peter Hansen
Kirstine Eskildsdr
Marriage: 24 June 1881

Spouse and Children

24 June 1881
Saksild, Åkær, Denmark

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World Events (8)

1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks

Age 1

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 1

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 56

World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.

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)

  • Mads Peter Hansen, "Denmark Census, 1906"
  • Mads P Hansen, "Denmark Census, 1911"
  • Mads Peter Hansen, "Denmark Census, 1890"

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