Niels Peder Nielsen

13 February 1847–17 April 1923 (Age 76)
Nørre Ørslev, Falsters Sønder, Maribo, Denmark

The Life Summary of Niels Peder

When Niels Peder Nielsen was born on 13 February 1847, in Nørre Ørslev, Falsters Sønder, Maribo, Denmark, his father, Peder Nielsen, was 44 and his mother, Kirsten Andersdatter, was 38. He married Caroline Christensen on 15 December 1868, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 10 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Nørre Ørslev, Nørre Ørslev, Nykøbing, Denmark in 1855 and Ephraim Election Precinct, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 17 April 1923, in Ephraim, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Ephraim, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Niels Peder Nielsen
Caroline Christensen
Marriage: 15 December 1868
Niels Peder Nielsen Jr
Heber Peter Nielsen
Hans Fredrick Nielson
David Waldemar Nielson
Abel Christian Nielsen
Aurelia Christine Nielsen
Aaron Godtfred Nielsen
Moses Marion Nielsen
Anna Marinda Adina Nielson
Caroline Matilda Nielsen
Ernest Hyrum Nielson
Joseph Richard Nielsen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 December 1868Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy. A two-chamber parliament is established.
    Age 16
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
    Age 20
    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

    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 (56)

    • Niels P Nielson in entry for Moses Marion Nielson, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Niels Pedersen in household of Peder Nielsen, "Denmark Census, 1860"
    • N. P. Nielson in entry for David Waldemar Nielson and Vera Mortensen, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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