Johannes Christensen Pedersen

Hvornum, Randers, Denmark

The Life of Johannes Christensen

When Johannes Christensen Pedersen was born on 8 December 1858, his father, Christen Petersen, was 37 and his mother, Ane Christensdatter, was 42. He married Caroline Johanne Andersen on 3 April 1886, in Hvornum, Randers, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Hvornum, Onsild, Randers, Denmark for about 10 years and Roum, Rinds, Viborg, Denmark in 1901.

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Johannes Christensen Pedersen
Caroline Johanne Andersen
Marriage: 3 April 1886
Karen Marie Pedersen
Ane Kristine Pedersen
Niels Pedersen

Spouse & Children

3 April 1886
Hvornum, Randers, 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

Norwegian and Danish: patronymic from Peter .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Johannes Chr Pedersen, "Denmark Census, 1901"
  • Johan Christensen in household of Christen Petersen, "Denmark Census, 1870"
  • Johannes Christensen in household of Christen Petersen, "Denmark Census, 1860"

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