Peder Christiansen Gron (Green)

1 March 1827–15 August 1914 (Age 87)
Brakker, Øster Starup, Koldinghus, Denmark

The Life Summary of Peder

When Peder Christiansen Gron (Green) was born on 1 March 1827, in Brakker, Øster Starup, Koldinghus, Denmark, his father, Christian Pedersen Gron, was 30 and his mother, Else Jensdatter Beck, was 36. He married Else Marie Bertelsdatter on 5 November 1852, in Vester Nebel, Koldinghus, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Øster Starup, Brusk, Vejle, Denmark in 1834 and Dronninglund, Dronninglund, Dronninglund, Hjørring, Denmark in 1845. He died on 15 August 1914, in Plain City, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Plain City, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Peder Christiansen Gron (Green)
Else Marie Bertelsdatter
Marriage: 5 November 1852
Else Pedersen Gron
Bertel Pedersen Gron
Peter Bertelsen Green
Elsie Marie Pedersen Green
Christina “Annie” Josephine Green
Eliza Cordelia Green

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 November 1852Vester Nebel, Koldinghus, Denmark
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    World Events (8)

    1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark
    Age 2
    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.
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 3
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    1850 · Translation of the Book of Mormon into Danish
    Age 23
    Erastus Snow and Peter Hansen translated the Book of Mormon into Danish after six months of being in the country. This translation was the first full translation of the Book of Mormon into another language, after English.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Niels, Nels, Holger, Bent, Carsten, Lars, Per, Sven, Ejner, Johan, Jorgen.Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Christian . In North America, this surname is also an altered form of the Norwegian and Danish variant Kristiansen .Americanized form of Danish, Norwegian, or North German patronymic Christensen , a cognate of 1 above. Compare Christianson .

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

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    The life of Peder Christensen Gron

    Peder Gron was born on March 1, 1827 in Denmark, but later changed his name to Peder Green. Peder fought in a Denmark war where he was wounded in battle but later returned to battle. While fighting, P …

    Sources (40)

    • Peder Christensen in household of Christan Pedersen, "Denmark Census, 1850"
    • Peter C. Green, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Peter C Green in entry for Peter Bertelson Green, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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