Peder Johan Hansen

Male31 May 1815–20 December 1892

Brief Life History of Peder Johan

When Peder Johan Hansen was born on 31 May 1815, in Herringløse, Hvedstrup, Sømme, København, Denmark, his father, Hans Hendrichsen, was 45 and his mother, Anna Jorgensen, was 35. He married Annie Nielsen on 24 August 1843, in Fløng, Roskilde, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Sengeløse, Smørum, København, Denmark in 1860 and South Cottonwood, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 20 December 1892, in Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Murray Cemetery, Murray, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Peder Johan Hansen
Annie Nielsen
Marriage: 24 August 1843
Hans Finius Pedersen
Christiana Hansen
Hans Pedersen Hansen
Ane Hansen
Carrie Hansen
Emma Maren Hansen
Mary Laura Hansen
Niels Peter Hansen
Joseph Hansen
Sarah Hansen

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  • BIRTH & CHRISTENING: Peder, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Peder Hansen, "Denmark Census, 1860"
  • MARRIAGE: Peder Hansen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 August 1843Fløng, Roskilde, Denmark
  • Children (10)

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    World Events (8)

    1818 · Danmarks Nationalbank

    Age 3

    Danmarks Nationalbank is the central bank of the Kingdom of Denmark and serves as an independent and credible institution that issues the krone, the Danish currency. The bank undertakes all functions related to the management of the Danish central-government debt.

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 4

    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. 

    1836 · Remember the Alamo

    Age 21

    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 Erik, Lars, Nels, Niels, Thor, Jorgen, Knud, Holger, Morten, Nils, Einer, Johan.

    Danish, Norwegian, Dutch, Flemish, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Hans . This is the most common surname in Norway. Compare Hanson 4 and also 2 below.

    Americanized form of Norwegian, North German, Dutch, Flemish, and Danish Hanssen , a variant of 1 above. Compare Hansson 2.

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

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    Story Highlight

    The Story of how the Peder Hansen Family Joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and came to Utah

    The Story of how the Peder Hansen Family Joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and came to Utah Aunt Mary Proctor was the only member of the original Hansen family that came from …

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