Kirsten Andersdatter

30 March 1808–7 November 1867 (Age 59)
Systofte, Falsters Sønder, Maribo, Denmark

The Life Summary of Kirsten

When Kirsten Andersdatter was born on 30 March 1808, in Systofte, Falsters Sønder, Maribo, Denmark, her father, Anders Jorgensen, was 26 and her mother, Bodil Mortensdatter, was 30. She married Peder Nielsen on 9 December 1831, in Nørre Ørslev, Nykøbing, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Fakse, Fakse, Tryggevælde, Denmark in 1850 and Nørre Ørslev, Nørre Ørslev, Nykøbing, Denmark in 1855. She died on 7 November 1867, in Ephraim, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Pioneer Cemetery, Ephraim, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Peder Nielsen
Kirsten Andersdatter
Marriage: 9 December 1831
Jorgen Pedersen
Jens Pedersen
Maren Kirstine Pedersen
Karen Marie Pedersen
Anne Pedersen
Bodil Pedersen
Niels Peder Nielsen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 December 1831Nørre Ørslev, Nykøbing, Denmark
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 4
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    Age 6
    Denmark cedes Norway to Sweden.
    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 17
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    Name Meaning

    form of Christine , now also well established in the English-speaking world. A well-known bearer of the name was the Norwegian opera singer Kirsten Flagstad ( 1895–1962 ).

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

    Sources (55)

    • Kirsten Andersen in household of Peder Nielsen, "Denmark Census, 1860"
    • Kirsten Jørgensd in household of Anders Jørgensen, "Denmark Census, 1834"
    • Kirsten Andersdr, "Denmark Marriages, 1635-1916"

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