Peder Lasour Nielsen

3 February 1788–15 December 1837 (Age 49)
Højslev, Viborg, Denmark

The Life of Peder Lasour

When Peder Lasour Nielsen was born on 3 February 1788, in Højslev, Viborg, Denmark, his father, Niels Mogensen, was 28 and his mother, Karen Pedersdatter, was 35. He married Margrethe Lauridsdatter on 5 December 1823. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He died on 15 December 1837, in Viborg, Denmark, at the age of 49, and was buried in Viborg, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Peder Lasour Nielsen
Margrethe Lauridsdatter
Marriage: 5 December 1823
Niels Pedersen
Karen Marie Pedersdatter
Karen Marie Pedersen
Maren Pedersen
Margrete Pedersen

Spouse and Children

5 December 1823


Parents and Siblings



World Events (6)

1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn

Age 1

The Old Artillery Barracks was the first of three barracks to be established in the Christianshavn district of Copenhagen. They were converted into barracks for the Artillery in 1789 and were used until 1923. Today, they have been converted into apartments and are listed for everyone.
1792 · Det Classenske Fideicommis

Age 4

Det Classenske Fideicommis is a Danish charitable foundation formed by the industrialist Major General Johan Frederik Classen after he left behind his wealth and possessions in his will to help alleviate poverty and misery to those in the country. Today, it grants around 2 million kroner annually to those in need.
1805 · Christianso Lighthouse

Age 17

The Christianso Lighthouse is one of Denmark's oldest lighthouses and the first to have a flashing light. It was built on the island of Christianso in the northern Baltic Sea.

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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Sources (3)

  • Peder Lacur Nielsen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Peder Nielsen in entry for Karen Marie Pedersdatter, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Peder Nielsen in entry for Niels Pedersen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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