Lars Peter Nielsen

27 June 1856–21 January 1916 (Age 59)
Vester Vamdrup, Vamdrup, Riberhus, Denmark

The Life Summary 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, 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.

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Family Time Line

Lars Peter Nielsen
Phebe Jane Sanders
Marriage: 26 April 1912

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 April 1912Cardston, Alberta, Canada
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    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.

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    Sources (12)

    • Birth of Lauritz Peter Nielsen
    • Lars Peter Nielsen in household of Ole Nielsen, "Denmark Census, 1860"
    • Lars P Neilson, "Canada Census, 1901"

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