Axel Pedersen

11 January 1834–6 February 1893 (Age 59)
Lendum, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Axel

When Axel Pedersen was born on 11 January 1834, in Lendum, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Peder Jensen, was 31 and his mother, Dorthe Jensdatter, was 31. He married Marie Sophie Louise Pries on 24 May 1861, in Lendum, Hjørring, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Lendum, Horns, Hjørring, Denmark for about 5 years and Sindal, Vennebjerg, Hjørring, Denmark for about 10 years. He died on 6 February 1893, in Tversted, Horns, Hjørring, Denmark, at the age of 59.

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Axel Pedersen
Marie Sophie Louise Pries
Marriage: 24 May 1861
Johan Pedersen
Christian Axelsen
Axeline Vilhelmine Pedersen
Vilhelmine Pedersen
Petrine Pedersen
Dorthea Louise Pedersen
Peder Christian Pedersen

Spouse and Children

24 May 1861
Lendum, Hjørring, Denmark


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Parents and Siblings


    Dorthe Jensdatter




+4 More Children

World Events (5)

1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

Age 13

The Casino Theatre was built as an entertainment center by Georg Carstensen but was converted into a theatre in 1848. After many years of never gaining popularity, it was closed in 1937 and demolished in 1960.

Age 15

Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy. A two-chamber parliament is established.
1850 · Translation of the Book of Mormon into Danish

Age 16

Erastus Snow and Peter Hansen translated the Book of Mormon into Danish after six months of being in the country. This translation was the first full translation of the Book of Mormon into another language, after English.

Name Meaning

Norwegian and Danish: patronymic from Peter .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Axel Pedersen in household of Peder Jensen, "Denmark Census, 1840"
  • Axel Pedersen in household of Peder Jensen, "Denmark Census, 1845"
  • Axel Pedersen, "Denmark Census, 1870"

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