Mads Peter Andersen

Male9 November 1861–26 April 1915

Brief Life History of Mads Peter

When Mads Peter Andersen was born on 9 November 1861, in Ulsted, Ålborghus, Denmark, his father, Andreas Andersen, was 30 and his mother, Ane Marie Jensdatter, was 31. He married Maren Cirstine Sorensen on 19 September 1884, in Øster Hassing, Ålborghus, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1900 and Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1910. He died on 26 April 1915, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 53, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Mads Peter Andersen
Maren Cirstine Sorensen
Marriage: 19 September 1884
Povl Martin Hansen
Andreas Peter Andreasen
Marie Kathryn Anderson
Soren Christian Andreassen
Mads Alma Andersen
Maurice Christian Anderson
Morgan Andreas Anderson

Sources (55)

  • Mads Andreasen in entry for Nels Jesper Andreasen, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Mads P Andreasen in household of Ane Marie Jensen, "Denmark Census, 1870"
  • M P Anderson in entry for Morgan Anderson and Mary Price, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 September 1884Øster Hassing, Ålborghus, Denmark
  • Children (7)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 2

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1868 · Magasin Du Nord

    Age 7

    Magasin is a Danish chain of department stores that was founded in 1868 in Copenhagen and still exists today. They can be found in Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, and the UK.

    1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

    Age 15

    The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Niels, Lars, Nels, Per, Anders, Holger, Jorgen, Thor, Bjorn, Helmer, Alf.

    Norwegian, Danish, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Anders, a vernacular form of Andreas . Compare Anderson 1.

    Americanized form of Norwegian, North German, and very rare Danish patronymic Anderssen, a cognate of 1 above. Compare Andersson 2.

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

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