Peder Nielsen

7 April 1828–7 August 1906 (Age 78)
Jerslev, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Peder

When Peder Nielsen was born on 7 April 1828, in Jerslev, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Niels Pedersen, was 26 and his mother, Maren Andersdatter, was 21. He married Else Marie Jensdatter on 26 December 1855, in Lendum, Horns, Hjørring, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Højstrup, Torslev, Dronninglund, Hjørring, Denmark in 1840 and Lendum, Lendum, Horns, Hjørring, Denmark in 1860. He died on 7 August 1906, in Lendum, Horns, Hjørring, Denmark, at the age of 78, and was buried in Lendum, Horns, Hjørring, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Peder Nielsen
Else Marie Jensdatter
Marriage: 26 December 1855
Ferdinant Pedersen
Ane Margrethe Pedersen
Ane Magrethe Pedersen
Jens Christjan Pedersen
Niels Christjan Petersen
Jorgen Peter Petersen
Maren Christine Pedersen
Kristjan Peter Pedersen

Spouse and Children

26 December 1855
Lendum, Horns, Hjørring, Denmark


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World Events (4)

1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark

Age 1

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.
1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

Age 19

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 21

Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy. A two-chamber parliament is established.

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 Nielsen in household of Niels Pedersen, "Denmark Census, 1834"
  • Peder Nielsen in household of Niels Pedersen, "Denmark Census, 1840"
  • Peder Nielsen, "Denmark Census, 1890"

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