Jens Kristian Pedersen

16 May 1846–31 March 1926 (Age 79)
Tommerup Nørremark, Tommerup, Odense, Denmark

The Life Summary of Jens Kristian

When Jens Kristian Pedersen was born on 16 May 1846, in Tommerup Nørremark, Tommerup, Odense, Denmark, his father, Peder Hansen, was 29 and his mother, Oline Elisabeth Jørgensdatter, was 30. He married Anna Elizabeth Tonseth on 26 August 1887, in Fillmore, Millard, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He immigrated to United States in 1867 and lived in Pårup, Odense, Odense, Denmark in 1860 and Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 31 March 1926, in Fillmore, Millard, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Fillmore Cemetery, Fillmore, Millard, Utah, United States.

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Jens Kristian Pedersen
Anna Elizabeth Tonseth
Marriage: 26 August 1887
James Edward Peterson
Peter Christian Kornbeck Peterson
Joseph Peterson
Mary Olene Peterson
Laura Elizabeth Peterson
Nellie La Vern Peterson
Bertha Luella Peterson
George Victor Peterson
Velma Elnora Peterson

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  • Marriage
    26 August 1887Fillmore, Millard, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)
    Age 1
    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.
    Age 17
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
    Age 21
    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Lars, Niels, Bjorn, Knud, Nils, Anders, Jorgen, Egil, Einer, Knut, Peer.Norwegian and Danish: patronymic from the personal name Peder (see Peter ). This surname is also found in northern Germany. Compare Petersen 2 and Peterson 1.English: variant of Peterson .

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

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    Sources (41)

    • James C Peterson, "United States Census, 1920"
    • James C Peterson in entry for Walter Robison and Laura E Peterson Blevens, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
    • James C. Peterson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"

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