Bodil Marie Pedersdatter

9 March 1829–9 May 1916 (Age 87)
Søby, Gjern, Skanderborg, Denmark

The Life Summary of Bodil Marie

When Bodil Marie Pedersdatter was born on 9 March 1829, in Søby, Gjern, Skanderborg, Denmark, her father, Peder Geertsen, was 34 and her mother, Karen Rasmusdatter, was 27. She married Anders Jensen Aagaard on 4 January 1851, in Skivholme, Framlev, Århus, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Maple Township, Dodge, Nebraska, United States in 1885 and Leshara, Saunders, Nebraska, United States in 1910. She died on 9 May 1916, in College View, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Maple Township, Dodge, Nebraska, United States.

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Anders Jensen Aagaard
Bodil Marie Pedersdatter
Marriage: 4 January 1851
Jens Peder Aagaard
Peder Aagaard
Kirsten Andersdatter
Peter Alexander Ogard

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 January 1851Skivholme, Framlev, Århus, Denmark
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    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 1
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    1830 · The Oregon Trail
    Age 1
    Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.
    1852 · The Book of Mormon Published in German
    Age 23
    On May 25, 1852, the Book of Mormon is published in German.

    Name Meaning

    From an Old Norse personal name from bót ‘remedy, compensation’ + hildr ‘battle’.

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (32)

    • Bodil Marie Pedersen in household of Peder Geerthsen, "Denmark Census, 1840"
    • Maria Peterson in entry for Andrew P Peterson, "Nebraska Marriages, 1855-1995"
    • Bodil Marie Pedersdatter in household of Peder Geerthsen, "Denmark Census, 1834"

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