Lars Peter Andersen

Sejlstrup, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Lars Peter

When Lars Peter Andersen was born on 8 August 1850, in Sejlstrup, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Anders Mikkelsen, was 48 and his mother, Johanne Nielsdatter, was 41.

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Anders Mikkelsen
Johanne Nielsdatter
Kirsten Marie Andersdatter
Niels Mikael Andersen
Ane Katrine Andersdatter
Lars Peter Andersen

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World Events (6)

1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks

Age 9

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.
1859 · Copenhagen Zoo

Age 9

The Copenhagen Zoo was founded in 1859 and is one of the oldest zoos in Europe. It was founded by a ornithologist named Niels Kjaebolling and the first animals that were at the opening were eagles, chickens, ducks, owls, rabbits, a fox, a seal and a turtle. The oldest building still is in use as a stable for the yak exibit. It is open everyday from 9:00am to 8:00pm (20:00).

Age 64

World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Anders, a vernacular form of Andreas .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Niels Peter Andersen in household of Anders Mikkelsen, "Denmark Census, 1860"
  • Lars Peter Andersen in household of Anders Mikkelsen, "Denmark Census, 1855"
  • Lars Peter Andersen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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