Peder Nielsen

Male15 April 1836–23 March 1912

Brief Life History of Peder

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.

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Family Time Line

Peder Nielsen
Nelsena Christena Nielsen
Marriage: 23 September 1872
Caroline Christine Nielsen
Peter Nielsen
Joseph Alexander Nielson
William Henry Nielsen
Albert Christian Nielsen
Christence Amelia Nielsen
Elizabeth Rebecca Nielsen
Andrew Lauritz Nielsen
Melvine Loretta Nielsen
Hannah Elnora Nielsen
Annie Laurine Nelson Beddingfield
Elmer Francis Nielsen
Sarah Elzina Nielsen
Jemima Marie Nielsen

Sources (88)

  • Peter Nielson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Peter Nielsen in entry for William H Nielsen and Annie Elnora Sorensen, "Utah, County Marriages, 1871-1941"
  • Peter Nielsen in entry for Nelsena Christena Nielsen, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 September 1872Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children (14)

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    Siblings (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)


    Age 10

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


    Age 14

    Historical Boundaries: 1850: Mexican Cession, United States 1850: Utah Territory, United States 1851: Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States* 1896: Salt Lake, Utah, United States *Renamed Salt Lake in 1868

    1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks

    Age 23

    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.

    Name Meaning

    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 .

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

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    Story Highlight


    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 …

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