Svend Pedersen

Brief Life History of Svend

When Svend Pedersen was born on 6 November 1854, in Gunderup, Ålborghus, Denmark, his father, Peder Christian Andersen Gjed, was 37 and his mother, Maren Nielsen, was 37. He married Else Nielsen on 6 November 1883, in Lillevorde, Ålborghus, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in Skovstrup, Gunderup, Ålborghus, Denmark in 1880 and Lundby, Gunderup, Fleskum, Ålborg, Denmark for about 11 years. He died on 30 July 1903, in Ålborg, Vor Frue, Ålborghus, Denmark, at the age of 48, and was buried in Gunderup, Ålborghus, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Svend Pedersen
1854–1903
Else Nielsen
1860–
Marriage: 6 November 1883
Peder Christian Andersen
1882–1882
Maren Jensine Pedersen
1884–1957
Maren Margrethe Pedersen
1886–1956
Niels Krogh Peter Pedersen
1888–1959
Peder Kristian Marinus Pedersen
1890–1967
Else Kristine Pouline Pedersen
1893–
Sørine Mathilde Pedersen
1894–1894
Astrid Otilia Pedersen
1896–1984
Anine Pedersen
1898–1898
Dagmar Dorthea Pedersen
1899–1976
Svendine Pedersen
1902–

Sources (42)

  • Svend Chr Pedersen, "Denmark Census, 1901"
  • Gunderup Kirkebøger; 1902 birth and baptism for Svendine daughter of Svend Pedersen and Else Nielsen
  • Svend Pedersen, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"

World Events (3)

1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks

The Copenhagen Waterworks was the first waterworks in Denmark and served the community until 1951. It was one of the first buildings to be built outside Copenhagen's old city walls.

1859 · Copenhagen Zoo

The Copenhagen Zoo was founded in 1859 and is one of the oldest zoos in Europe. It was founded by a ornithologist named Niels Kjaebolling and the first animals that were at the opening were eagles, chickens, ducks, owls, rabbits, a fox, a seal and a turtle. The oldest building still is in use as a stable for the yak exibit. It is open everyday from 9:00am to 8:00pm (20:00).

1868 · Magasin Du Nord

Magasin is a Danish chain of department stores that was founded in 1868 in Copenhagen and still exists today. They can be found in Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, and the UK.

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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Description and prophecy of sons in WWI

by his son Oliver Cowdery Pedersen February 1965 Niels was a rather small man, standing about five feet eight inches tall and weighing approximately 145 pounds. He had a sandy complexion and a red b …

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