Laurine Simonsen

22 March 1853–15 September 1937 (Age 84)
Brørup, Ribe, Denmark

The Life of Laurine

When Laurine Simonsen was born on 22 March 1853, in Brørup, Ribe, Denmark, her father, Simon Hansen, was 49 and her mother, Johanne Laugesen, was 38. She married Poul Petersen on 15 October 1875, in Lindknud, Ribe, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Brørup, Malt, Ribe, Denmark for about 61 years. She died on 15 September 1937, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

Poul Petersen
Laurine Simonsen
Marriage: 15 October 1875
Simon Peder Pedersen
Simon Anders Johansen Pedersen
Anna Margrethe Johansen Pedersen
Marinus Andreas Pedersen
Poul Laurids Petersen
Valdemar Pedersen

Spouse and Children

15 October 1875
Lindknud, Ribe, Denmark


    Simon Peder Pedersen


    Simon Anders Johansen Pedersen


    Anna Margrethe Johansen Pedersen


    Marinus Andreas Pedersen


    Poul Laurids Petersen


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Parents and Siblings



+2 More Children

World Events (4)

1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks

Age 6

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 6

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 61

World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.

Name Meaning

North German, Danish, and Norwegian: patronymic from Simon .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Laürine Pedersen, "Denmark Census, 1930"
  • Lauverine Petersen in household of Poul Petersen, "Denmark Census, 1916"
  • Laverine Simonsen in household of Simon Hansen, "Denmark Census, 1860"

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