Peder Nielsen

14 July 1827–4 October 1886 (Age 59)
Tornemark, Fyrendal, Korsør, Denmark

The Life Summary of Peder

When Peder Nielsen was born on 14 July 1827, in Tornemark, Fyrendal, Korsør, Denmark, his father, Niels Christophersen, was 26 and his mother, Anne Jensdatter, was 25. He married Mette Marie Hentzen on 28 May 1860, in Frederiksberg, Copenhagen, Denmark. He lived in Fuglebjerg, Øster Flakkebjerg, Sorø, Denmark for about 11 years and Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 4 October 1886, in Ephraim, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Pioneer Cemetery, Ephraim, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Peder Nielsen
Mette Marie Hentzen
Marriage: 28 May 1860

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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.
Age 19
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and North German (especially Schleswig-Holstein): patronymic from the personal name Niels, a reduced form of Nikolaus ( see Nicholas ) or Cornelius .

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

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Nielsen, Peter

Peter Nielson died Oct 4, 1913 at age of 81 years at Spring City, Utah. He was a resident for 23 years. He is Danish and was a farmer. He died of Asthma. His birth place was Post rof Denmark. Inf …

Sources (21)

  • Peter Nielsen, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Porter Nielsen in household of Niels Christophersen, "Denmark Census, 1840"
  • Peter Nielsen, "Denmark Census, 1860"

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