Peder Nielsen Jeppesen

19 September 1816–26 July 1891 (Age 74)
Sigersted, Ringsted, Denmark

The Life Summary of Peder Nielsen

When Peder Nielsen Jeppesen was born on 19 September 1816, in Sigersted, Ringsted, Denmark, his father, Niels Jeppesen, was 28 and his mother, Maria Rasmusdatter, was 32. He married Caroline Sophia Sørensen on 12 April 1845, in Jystrup, Ringsted, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 26 July 1891, in Mantua, Box Elder, Utah, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Mantua Cemetery, Mantua, Box Elder, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Peder Nielsen Jeppesen
Caroline Sophia Sørensen
Marriage: 12 April 1845
Annie Jeppesen
Karen Marie Pedersen
Sigvart Jeppesen
Niels Peter Jeppesen
Sophia Nielsen Jeppesen
Line Jeppesen
Martha Jeppesen
Christian Peter Edward Jeppesen

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  • Marriage
    12 April 1845Jystrup, Ringsted, Denmark
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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 3
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State
    Age 11
    During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 20
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Ejner, Jeppe, Jorgen, Karsten.Danish: patronymic from Jeppe, a pet form of the personal name Jakob (see Jacob ).

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

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    Story Highlight

    Rasmus Nielsen Jeppesen

    Rasmus Nielsen Jeppesen 1820-1896 It was on the 28th day of June, 1820 that Rasmus made his appearance in to the home of Niels Jeppesen and his wife Marie Rasmussen. Their home at Sigersted, Soro, De …

    Sources (38)

    • Peter N Jepsen, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Peder Nielsen, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"
    • Peter Jeppeson in entry for Sophia N.J. Ricks, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"

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