Niels Pedersen

3 December 1850–
Selsø, Frederiksborg, Denmark

The Life of Niels

When Niels Pedersen was born on 3 December 1850, in Selsø, Frederiksborg, Denmark, his father, Peder Jensen, was 30 and his mother, Maren Pedersdatter, was 33.

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Family Time Line

Peder Jensen
1820–1889
Maren Pedersdatter
1817–1871
Maren Kirstine Pedersen
1847–1849
Anne Kirstine Pedersen
1848–1849
Niels Pedersen
1850–
Jens Peder Pedersen
1852–
Anne Kirstine Pedersen
1853–1853
Ane Margrethe Pedersen
1855–
Hans Peter Pedersen
1855–1941
Ane Kirstine Pedersen
1858–

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (6)

1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks

Age 9

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 9

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).
1914

Age 64

World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.

Name Meaning

Norwegian and Danish: patronymic from Peter .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Niels Pedersen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Niels Pedersen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Niels Pedersen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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