Peder Stephansen

1819–1870 (Age 51)
Storvorde, Ålborg, Denmark

The Life of Peder

When Peder Stephansen was born on 19 March 1819, in Storvorde, Ålborg, Denmark, his father, Steffen Pedersen, was 24 and his mother, Inger Madsdatter, was 26. He married Kirsten Marie Andersdatter on 8 November 1851, in Sejlflod, Ålborg, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Mou, Fleskum, Ålborg, Denmark in 1860. He died on 15 April 1870, in Gudumlund, Sejlflod, Nordjylland, Denmark, at the age of 51.

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Family Time Line

Peder Stephansen
Kirsten Marie Andersdatter
Marriage: 8 November 1851
Stephan Steffenen
Inger Christine Steffensen or Steffenson
Mine Christine Steffensen
Mary Kirstine Steffensen
Andreas J Steffensen
Andrus Steffensen
Christian Steffensen

Spouse & Children

8 November 1851
Sejlflod, Ålborg, Denmark


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World Events (5)

1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark

Age 10

Kuffert Sorensen was established in 1829 by Carl Peter Sorensen as a leather goods company. Today the business has five locations and each are run by a member of the Sorensen family.
1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

Age 28

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 30

Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy. A two-chamber parliament is established.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Stephen ( see Steven ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Peder Stephensen, "Denmark Census, 1860"
  • Peter Stephansen in entry for Dødfødt Stephansen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Peter Stephansen in entry for Dødfødt Stephansen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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