Lars Peter Nielsen

Male27 June 1856–21 January 1916

Brief Life History of Lars Peter

When Lars Peter Nielsen was born on 27 June 1856, in Vester Vamdrup, Vamdrup, Riberhus, Denmark, his father, Ole Nielson, was 36 and his mother, Pernilla Nilsdotter Bom, was 38. He married Phebe Jane Sanders on 26 April 1912, in Cardston, Alberta, Canada. He lived in Strathcona, Edmonton, Edmonton Metropolitan Region, Alberta, Canada in 1906 and Medicine Hat, Cypress, Alberta, Canada in 1911. He died on 21 January 1916, at the age of 59, and was buried in Mountain View, Cardston, Alberta, Canada.

Photos and Memories (5)

Do you know Lars Peter? Do you have a story about him that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Lars Peter Nielsen
Phebe Jane Sanders
Marriage: 26 April 1912

Sources (12)

  • Lars Peter Nielsen in household of Ole Nielsen, "Denmark Census, 1860"
  • Birth of Lauritz Peter Nielsen
  • Lars Nielson, "BillionGraves Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 April 1912Cardston, Alberta, Canada
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks

    Age 3

    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.


    Age 7

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

    1872 · The First National Park

    Age 16

    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Niels, Jorgen, Knud, Lars, Nels, Bent, Borge, Holger, Ove, Einer, Oluf.

    Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Niels, a shortened form of Nikolaus (see Nicholas ). Compare Nielson , Neilsen , Nelsen , Nilsen , and Nilson .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Discover Even More

    As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a FREE Account
    Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
    Share this with your family and friends.