Peder Nielsen

8 April 1731–
Tjæreby, Frederiksborg, Denmark

The Life of Peder

When Peder Nielsen was christened on 8 April 1731, in Tjæreby, Frederiksborg, Denmark, his father, Niels Hansen, was 44 and his mother, Mrs. Niels Hansen, was 33.

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Family Time Line

Niels Hansen
1687–
Mrs. Niels Hansen
1698–
Abel Nielsen
1723–
Maria Nielsen
1727–
Hans Nielsen
1730–
Peder Nielsen
1731–

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World Events (3)

1737 · Meyercrones Stiftelse

Meyercrones Stiftelse was founded by the widow of Henning de Meyercrone after he had served as Danish envoy in France. Christiane Meyercrone, Henning's widow, managed the property until her death in 1738. Her niece became the new manager of the foundation and arranged for its charter to be written in 1830. The original, small building was replaced by a larger building in 1933.
1742 · Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters

The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters is a non-governmental science Academy founded in 1742 for the purpose of advancements of science in Denmark.
1744 · Hirschholm Palace

Hirschholm Palace was a royal palace located in present-day Horsholm municipality just north of Copenhagen. It was one of the finest buildings of its time and became known as the Versailles of the North. It developed a bad reputation in connection with its role in the affair between Johann Friedrich Struensee and Queen Caroline Mathilda in the 1770s. After that it fell into disrepair and was demolished in 1809.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and North German (especially Schleswig-Holstein): patronymic from the personal name Niels, a reduced form of Nikolaus ( see Nicholas ) or Cornelius .

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

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