When Mariane Pedersen Gjoderum was born on 14 January 1836, in Tårs, Børglum, Denmark, her father, Peder Nielsen Gjoderum, was 57 and her mother, Johanna Maria Christensdatter, was 40. She married Peter Christian Geertsen on 15 May 1862, in Hjorring Sankt Catherainæ, Sankt Catharinæ, Hjørring, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She immigrated to Utah, United States in 1864 and lived in Tårs, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark for about 5 years and Kolding, Brejning, Bølling, Ringkøbing, Denmark in 1870. She died on 19 February 1919, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Huntsville Cemetery, Huntsville, Weber, Utah, United States.
Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Lars, Niels, Bjorn, Knud, Nils, Anders, Jorgen, Egil, Einer, Knut, Peer.
Norwegian and Danish: patronymic from the personal name Peder (see Peter ). This surname is also found in northern Germany. Compare Petersen 2 and Peterson 1.
English: variant of Peterson .
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