Peder Hansen

4 December 1816–3 February 1896 (Age 79)
Strandby, Hårby, Assens, Denmark

The Life Summary of Peder

When Peder Hansen was born on 4 December 1816, in Strandby, Hårby, Assens, Denmark, his father, Hans Jensen, was 36 and his mother, Kirsten Jensdatter, was 33. He married Oline Elisabeth Jørgensdatter on 16 May 1840, in Vejle, Sallinge, Svendborg, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Pårup, Odense, Odense, Denmark in 1860 and Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 3 February 1896, in Fillmore, Millard, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Fillmore, Millard, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Peder Hansen
Oline Elisabeth Jørgensdatter
Marriage: 16 May 1840
Hans Peterson
Jens Kristian Pedersen
Johanna Kirstine Pedersen
Nicoline Rasmussen Hansen Petersen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 May 1840Vejle, Sallinge, Svendborg, Denmark
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1818 · Danmarks Nationalbank
    Age 2
    Danmarks Nationalbank is the central bank of the Kingdom of Denmark and serves as an independent and credible institution that issues the krone, the Danish currency. The bank undertakes all functions related to the management of the Danish central-government debt.
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 3
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    Age 30
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Lars, Nels, Niels, Thor, Jorgen, Knud, Holger, Morten, Nils, Einer, Johan.Danish, Norwegian, Dutch, Flemish, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Hans . This is the most common surname in Norway. Compare Hanson 4 and also 2 below.Americanized form of Norwegian, North German, Dutch, Flemish, and Danish Hanssen , a variant of 1 above. Compare Hansson 2.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Peder Hansen, Oline Elizabeth Jorgensen, and James Christian Peterson

    I copied the following: Brief History of my Grandfather, Peder Hansen; his wife, my grandmother Hansen (Oline Elizabeth Jorgensen); and my father, James Christian Peterson by Bertha Peterson Beme …

    Sources (33)

    • Peder Hansen, "Denmark Birth Records," 4 Dec 1816
    • Peter Hanson, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Peder Hansen, "Denmark Marriage Records," 16 May 1840

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