Lars Pedersen

10 May 1808–15 November 1884 (Age 76)
Kogsbølle, Vindinge, Nyborg, Denmark

The Life Summary of Lars

When Lars Pedersen was born on 10 May 1808, in Kogsbølle, Vindinge, Nyborg, Denmark, his father, Peder Hansen, was 34 and his mother, Giertrud Hansdatter, was 26. He married Maren Mogensdatter on 12 April 1851, in Herrested, Ørbæk, Fyn, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Hellerup, Vindinge, Svendborg, Denmark for about 5 years. He died on 15 November 1884, in Fillmore, Millard, Utah, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Millard, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lars Pedersen
Maren Mogensdatter
Marriage: 12 April 1851
Ova Peterson
Gjertrud Larsen
Caroline Peterson
Frederick Petersen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 April 1851Herrested, Ørbæk, Fyn, Denmark
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 4
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    1812 · War of 1812
    Age 4
    Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.
    1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark
    Age 21
    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.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Lars, Niels, Bjorn, Knud, Nils, Anders, Jorgen, Egil, Einer, Knut, Peer.Norwegian and Danish: patronymic from the personal name Peder (see Peter ). This surname is also found in northern Germany. Compare Petersen 2 and Peterson 1.English: variant of Peterson .

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

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    Story Highlight

    CHRISTIAN OVERSON: Personal History, compiled by Manilla Overson Moulton (1945)

    Christian Overson was born June 11, 1840, Harrester parish, Roundholt, Denmark. He was the son of Ova Anderson and Maren Mogensdatter and was the eldest of four children. His father died while he, C …

    Sources (23)

    • Lars Petersen, "Denmark Census, 1855"
    • Lars Peterson in entry for Iva Peterson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Lars Petersen, "Denmark Census, 1860"

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