Surname: Pedersen

Biographies of Western Nebraska

These biographies are of men prominent in the building of western Nebraska. These men settled in Cheyenne, Box Butte, Deuel, Garden, Sioux, Kimball, Morrill, Sheridan, Scotts Bluff, Banner, and Dawes counties. A group of counties often called the panhandle of Nebraska. The History Of Western Nebraska & It’s People is a trustworthy history of the days of exploration and discovery, of the pioneer sacrifices and settlements, of the life and organization of the territory of Nebraska, of the first fifty years of statehood and progress, and of the place Nebraska holds in the scale of character and civilization. In...

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1921 Farmers’ Directory of Viola Iowa

Abbreviations: Sec., section; ac., acres; Wf., wife; ch., children; ( ), years in county; O., owner; H., renter.   Allen, Charles F. Wf. Libbie; ch. Ray and Fred. P. O. Gray, R. 1. O. 468.64 ac., sec. 7. (40.) Allen, R. L. Wf. Laura. P. O. Gray, R. 1. R. 160ac., sec. 7. (20.) Owner, Chas. F. Allen. Anderson, Charles. Ch. Jennie, Fred, Frank and John. P. O. Coon Rapids, R. 3. O. 298.41 ac., sec. 1;O. 40 ac., sec. 12. (27.) Anderson, D. B. Wf. Lillie; ch. Bessie, Nellie, Alice, Mary and Hope. P. O. Audubon, R. 2....

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1921 Farmers’ Directory of Sharon Township

Abbreviations: Sec., section; ac., acres; Wf., wife; ch., children; ( ), years in county; O., owner; H., renter.   Andersen, Andrew M. P. O. Elkhorn, Iowa, R. 1. O. 120 ac.,sec. 27.(24.) Anderson, Henry C. Wf. Clara; ch. Floyd K. and Lois L. P. O. Exira, R. 2. O. 80 ac., sec. 35. (8.) Andersen, Kris P. Wf. Johanna; ch. Elmer, Hans, Kris. P. O. Kimballton, R. 1. O. 80 ac., sec. 4;O. 40 ac., sec. 9. (25.) Andersen, Martin P. Wf. Karen; ch. Henry, Nis, Ella, Lydia, Esther, Alma, Arthur. P. O. Kimballton, R. 1. O. 80 ac.,...

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1921 Farmers’ Directory of Oakfield Township

Abbreviations: Sec., section; ac., acres; Wf., wife; ch., children; ( ), years in county; O., owner; H., renter.   Andersen, A. P. Wf. Maria; ch. Hilda, Bertha, Christ A. Christiansen. P. O. Atlantic, R. 2. O. 137.37 ac., sec. 19. (24.) Andersen Chris F. Wf. Mary. P. O. Atlantic, R. 6.R. 120 ac., sec. 33. (4.) Owner, John R. Heiken. Andersen, George. Wf. Laura: ch.Rubie. P. O.  Brayton, R. 1. R. 80 ac., sec. 22; R. 80 ac., sec. 23. (3.) Owner, N. P. Hoegh. Andersen, Hans. Wf. Elena; ch. Ellen, Holgar, Ethel, Ambrose, Esther, Dan, Annetta, Ruth and Viola....

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1921 Farmers’ Directory of Hamlin Iowa

Abbreviations: Sec., section; ac., acres; Wf., wife; ch., children; ( ), years in county; O., owner; H., renter.   Aagaard, Geo. Wf. Marie. P. O. Exira, R. 5. O. 160 ac., sec. 20. (2.5.) Aagaard, Hans.Wf.Inger; ch.Sena, Bertha, Emmert. P. O. Hamlin, R. 1. O. 78 ac.. sec. 10; O.37 ac.,  sec. 15. (27.) Albertson, John. Wf. Esther. P. O. Exira. R. 120 ac., sec. 35. (5.) Owner, Jorgen Hansen. Andersen, A. H. Wf. Christena; A. Egidia and Alfred. P. O. Audubon, it. 4. O. 80 ac., sec. 18;O. 120 ac., sec. 17. (23.) Andersen, Andy. Wf. Alice. P....

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Biography of N. C. Pedersen

N. C. Pedersen, engaged in the real estate business in Racine, was born in Denmark, February 22, 1851, a son of Peter Nelson and Christine (Christensen) Pedersen, who spent their entire lives in Denmark. Their son, N. C. Pedersen, was reared and educated in that country and forty-four years ago came to the United States, being at the time a young man of about twenty-one years. He was lured by the hope of finding better business opportunities in the new world, nor did he find that the hope was a fallacy, for he here met conditions that enabled him to work his way upward and obtain good rewards for his labor. He located in Racine and secured employment on a railroad. Afterward he worked in the lumber woods of Michigan for a time but at the end of a year returned to Racine and was employed as a farm hand. His next position was that of night watchman for the J. I. Case Company, where he continued for six years, and for nineteen years he was a member of the police force of Racine. Desiring, however, to engage in business on his own account, he purchased a restaurant on Junction Avenue and remained there for seven years, enjoying a good patronage throughout the entire period. It is now about four years since he turned his attention to the real...

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Pedersen, Maren Mikkelsen – Obituary

Mrs. Peder Pedersen, 70, widely known and respected Denmark District pioneer, died at her home Sunday afternoon [October 9, 1938]. Born Maren Mikkelsen near Aarhus, Denmark, November 23, 1867, Mrs. Pedersen has resided in the Denmark District 48 years. She came to America in June, 1888, and lived in Ohio until January, 1890, when she came to Ellensburg. She was married to Peder Pedersen here February 8, 1891, and had made her home in the Denmark District ever since. She is survived by her widower; eight children, Mrs. Clara Kay, Mrs. Anna Cleman and Arthur Pedersen of Ellensburg; Mrs. Ellenora Otey, Mrs. Mary Henry, Mrs. Louisa Durland and Elmer Pedersen of Portland, and Mrs. Bessie Zelton of East Akron, Ohio. Eleven grandchildren, and three sisters and a brother living in Aarhus, Denmark, also survive. Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon at 3 o’clock at the Honeycutt Chapel, Rev. W. H. Thompson was in charge. Contributed by: Shelli...

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