When Peder Nielsen was born on 15 April 1836, in Uglerup, Hørby, Holbæk, Vestsjælland, Denmark, his father, Niels Alexen, was 42 and his mother, Anne Marie Nielsdatter, was 38. He married Christane Marie Laursen on 4 April 1857. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He immigrated to Utah, United States in 1865 and lived in Asnæs, Ods, Holbæk, Denmark in 1870 and Spanish Fork Election Precinct, Utah, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 23 March 1912, in Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Spanish Fork City Cemetery, Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.
Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Niels, Jorgen, Knud, Lars, Nels, Bent, Borge, Holger, Ove, Einer, Oluf.
Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Niels, a shortened form of Nikolaus (see Nicholas ). Compare Nielson , Neilsen , Nelsen , Nilsen , and Nilson .
LARS NIELSEN Father of James Nielsen (From “Utah Since Statehood: Historical & Biographical Vol III”) Lars Nielsen, president of the Spanish Fork Cooperative Institute and at one time mayor of Spanis …