Peder Nielsen

Male1764–

Brief Life History of Peder

When Peder Nielsen was born in 1764, in Næsbyhoved-Broby, Odense, Denmark, his father, Niels Hansen, was 32 and his mother, Mrs. Hans, was 29.

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Niels Hansen
1732–1801
Mrs. Hans
1736–
Johanne Elisabeth Nielsdatter
1758–1818
Peder Nielsen
1764–
Ditlev Nielsen
1768–1839
Karen Nielsdatter
1773–

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    World Events (3)

    1776 · Kongens Klub

    Age 12

    The club was founded in 1776 by former members of Drejer's Club. It was initially known as Fich's Club. The latter name was a reference to Gottlieb Schreck who had purchased the House in 1775. He had adapted the interior to be used by the club. The club initially had 25 members but in 1778 the number of members had grown to 80. On 16 November 1782, the club was granted permission to use the name Kongens Klub (Royal Club). The club soon became a meeting place for members of the higher middle class.

    1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn

    Age 25

    The Old Artillery Barracks was the first of three barracks to be established in the Christianshavn district of Copenhagen. They were converted into barracks for the Artillery in 1789 and were used until 1923. Today, they have been converted into apartments and are listed for everyone.

    1792 · Det Classenske Fideicommis

    Age 28

    Det Classenske Fideicommis is a Danish charitable foundation formed by the industrialist Major General Johan Frederik Classen after he left behind his wealth and possessions in his will to help alleviate poverty and misery to those in the country. Today, it grants around 2 million kroner annually to those in need.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Niels, Jorgen, Knud, Lars, Nels, Bent, Borge, Holger, Ove, Einer, Oluf.

    Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Niels, a shortened form of Nikolaus (see Nicholas ). Compare Nielson , Neilsen , Nelsen , Nilsen , and Nilson .

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

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