|Birth: ||Oct. 15, 1831, Denmark|
|Death: ||Sep. 10, 1920|
Peder Larsen was born October 15 1831 at Hyllested Soro Denmark. He was married Febr.4, 1835 to Ane Marie Nielsen. Ten children were born to this union. Mr and Mrs Larsen and all their children, with the exception of one son Nels, who was in the service in Denmark, came to America in 1881, landing in New York May 2nd. They first located at Omaha where they stayed one year.
In the Spring of 1882 they moved to Valley County and bought land seven miles north west of Ord, called The Big Island.
Mrs Larsen died August 6, 1894. Three of the children have also passed away, one daughter Maren Sophie and two sons, Hans and Lars.
He leaves seven children, thirty three grand children thirteen great-grandchildren and one great great grandchild.
The children who survive are; Mrs, A P Jensen of Ord, Mrs Jim Aagaard and Anders Pedersen of near Ord, Nels Pedersen of B C Canada, Mrs E E Madison of Orange CA., Mrs Joe Lower of Burwell, Mrs Emilie Johnson with whom he made his home for the last fouteen years.
The funeral was held from the Danish Luthern Church at Ord, of which he was member. Burial in the Ord Cemetery.
* Peder's children took the last name "Petersen", in the old Danish tradition, (Peter's son or Peter's datter)
NOTE: The Obit from the Ord Quiz is incorrect--- his son Hans did survive him. Hans lived in Marquette Ne and later died in 1922. The other Hans was his grandson, who died in in 1906 at the age of 15.
Ane Marie Nielsdatter Larsen (1832 - 1894)*
Johanna M Petersen Jensen (1853 - 1934)*
Lars Petersen (1859 - 1916)*
Niels Petersen (1861 - 1928)*
Marie Petersen Aagaard (1864 - 1960)*
Anna Emilie Pedersen Johnson (1866 - 1954)*
Andrea Larsen Madison (1868 - 1951)*
Jensine Kristine Petersen Lower (1870 - 1927)*
Anders M L Petersen (1872 - 1946)*
Plot: Div B, Lot 34
Created by: G.P.
Record added: Jun 04, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 70850166