Peder Nielsen

1803–14 September 1882 (Age 79)
Hjadstrup, Odense, Denmark

The Life of Peder

When Peder Nielsen was born in 1803, in Hjadstrup, Odense, Denmark, his father, Niels Nielsen, was 26 and his mother, Apelone Mortensen, was 41. He married Anna Katrine Mathisdatter on 7 December 1832, in Skamby, Odense, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Hjadstrup, Lunde, Odense, Denmark for about 36 years. He died on 14 September 1882, in Hjadstrup, Odense, Denmark, at the age of 79, and was buried in Hjadstrup, Odense, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Peder Nielsen
Anna Katrine Mathisdatter
Marriage: 7 December 1832
Sidsel Kirstine Pedersen
Abbelone Marie Pedersdr Haugaard
Niels Pedersen
Niels Pedersen Haugaard
Giertrud Kirstine Pedersdatter
Marie Kirsten Pedersdatter
Mathias Pedersen

Spouse and Children


    Anna Katrine Mathisdatter


7 December 1832
Skamby, Odense, Denmark



    Abbelone Marie Pedersdr Haugaard


    Niels Pedersen


    Niels Pedersen Haugaard


    Giertrud Kirstine Pedersdatter


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Niels Nielsen


    Apelone Mortensen




World Events (6)

1805 · Christianso Lighthouse

Age 2

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 5

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.
1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark

Age 26

Kuffert Sorensen was established in 1829 by Carl Peter Sorensen as a leather goods company. Today the business has five locations and each are run by a member of the Sorensen family.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and North German (especially Schleswig-Holstein): patronymic from the personal name Niels, a reduced form of Nikolaus ( see Nicholas ) or Cornelius .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Peder Nielsen, "Denmark Census, 1834"
  • Peder Nielsen, "Denmark Census, 1840"
  • Peder Nielsen, "Denmark Census, 1870"

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