Peder Thomasen

6 July 1819–1898 (Age 78)
Barslev, Thyholm, Ringkøbing, Denmark

The Life of Peder

When Peder Thomasen was born on 6 July 1819, in Barslev, Thyholm, Ringkøbing, Denmark, his father, Thomas Andersen, was 33 and his mother, Dorthea Pedersen, was 29. He married Mariane or Maren “Mary Ann” Madsen on 10 June 1859, in Jegindø, Thisted, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Jegindø, Refs, Thisted, Denmark in 1870 and Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah, United States in 1880. He died in 1898, in Fountain Green, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Fountain Green Cemetery, Fountain Green, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Peder Thomasen
Mariane or Maren “Mary Ann” Madsen
Marriage: 10 June 1859
Else Marie Alice Thomesen
Mads Christensen Pind or Christian “Chris” Thomasen or Thompson
Christen Martinus Thomasen

Spouse and Children

10 June 1859
Jegindø, Thisted, Denmark


Parents and Siblings



+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1820 · Making States Equal

Age 1

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1820 · Making Land more affordable

Age 1

"The United States law requiring full payment at the time of purchase and registration of any land. to help encourage sales and make land more affordable, Congress reduced the minimum price of dollar per acre and the minimum size that could be purchased. Most of this land for sale was located on the frontier which was then ""The West"". This Act was good for many Americans, but it was also over used by wealthy investors."

Age 27

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

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, Dutch, and North German: patronymic form from Thomas .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Peder Thomsen in household of Thomas A Borre, "Denmark Census, 1850"
  • Peder Thomsen Berop, "Denmark Census, 1870"
  • Peder Thomsen Borre in household of Dorthe Pedersen, "Denmark Census, 1860"

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