Peder Lausten

Tolstrup, Næsborg, Ålborg, Denmark

The Life of Peder

Peder Lausten was born in 1801, in Tolstrup, Næsborg, Ålborg, Denmark. He married Mette Kirstine Christensdatter on 1 May 1840, in Lundby, Ålborg, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He died in Næsborg, Slet, Ålborg, Denmark.

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Peder Lausten
Mette Kirstine Christensdatter
Marriage: 1 May 1840
Lars Christian Pedersen
Anders Pedersen
Maren Pedersdatter
Christen Pedersen
Bodil Marie Pedersen

Spouse & Children

1 May 1840
Lundby, Ålborg, Denmark


World Events (7)

1805 · Christianso Lighthouse

Age 4

The Christianso Lighthouse is one of Denmark's oldest lighthouses and the first to have a flashing light. It was built on the island of Christianso in the northern Baltic Sea.
1808 · Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn

Age 7

Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn, The Cross of Honour of the Order of the Dannebrog, is an award connected to the Danish Order of the Dannebrog. The cross was instituted by King Frederick VI of Denmark and Norway on June 28, 1808 and was named Dannebrogsmendenes Haederstegn until 1952. The award is given to any Dane who has provided a service to Denmark through a noble deed. The cross is considered an additional recognition if awarded to someone who is already a holder of the Order.
1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

Age 46

The Casino Theatre was built as an entertainment center by Georg Carstensen but was converted into a theatre in 1848. After many years of never gaining popularity, it was closed in 1937 and demolished in 1960.

Name Meaning

German: nickname for an eavesdropper or nosy person, from an agent derivative of Middle High German lūstern ‘to eavesdrop’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Peder Laursen, "Denmark Census, 1845"
  • Peder Laursen, "Denmark Census, 1850"
  • Peder Laustsen, "Denmark Census, 1860"

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