Peder Andersen Leegård

Male 1736 - 1814  (78 years)


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  • Name Peder Andersen Leegård 
    Born 1736  , Hassing, Vestervig, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 29 Feb 1736  Sønderhå, Hassing, Vestervig, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 14 Nov 1814  Sønderhå, Hassing, Vestervig, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 23 Nov 1814  Sønderhå, Hassing, Vestervig, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1608  Petersen-de Lanskoy
    Last Modified 12 Jan 2015 

    Father Anders Lauritsen Leegård,   c. 13 Apr 1704, Stagstrup, Hassing, Thisted, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 24 Jul 1784, Sønderhå, Hassing, Thisted, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 80 years) 
    Mother Inger Salmonsdatter,   c. 16 Dec 1700, Stagstrup, Hassing, Thisted, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 22 Jan 1780, Sønderhå, Hassing, Thisted, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 79 years) 
    Married 8 Dec 1728  Sønderhå, Hassing, Thisted, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F905  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Else Jensdatter,   c. From 1 Jan 1742 to 17 Mar 1742, Ydby, Refs, Thisted, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 29 Oct 1815, Sønderhå, Hassing, Thisted, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 73 years) 
    Married 9 Sep 1766  Sønderhå, Hassing, Thisted, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Pedersen,   b. 14 Dec 1766, Sønderhå, Hassing, Thisted, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Dec 1766, Sønderhå, Hassing, Thisted, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     2. Pedersen,   b. 24 Jan 1768, Sønderhå, Hassing, Thisted, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jan 1768, Sønderhå, Hassing, Thisted, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     3. Jens Pedersen,   c. 18 Mar 1769, Sønderhå, Hassing, Thisted, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jul 1772, Sønderhå, Hassing, Thisted, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 3 years)
     4. Inger Pedersdatter Leegård,   c. 18 Aug 1771, Sønderhå, Hassing, Thisted, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 May 1841, Hørdum, Hassing, Thisted, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years)
     5. Pedersen,   b. 13 Aug 1774, Sønderhå, Hassing, Thisted, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Aug 1774, Sønderhå, Hassing, Thisted, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     6. Kirsten Pedersdatter,   c. 6 Aug 1775, Sønderhå, Hassing, Thisted, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Lars or Laurits Pedersen Leegaard,   c. 27 Apr 1777, Sønderhå, Hassing, Thisted, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Oct 1829, Bedsted, Hassing, Thisted, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 52 years)
    +8. Frederikke Lovise Pedersdatter,   c. 26 Dec 1779, Sønderhå, Hassing, Thisted, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Dec 1846, Bedsted, Hassing, Thisted, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 66 years)
     9. Jens Pedersen Leegaard,   c. 18 Aug 1782, Sønderhå, Hassing, Thisted, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. Caroline Pedersdatter,   c. 17 Apr 1785, Sønderhå, Hassing, Thisted, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2015 
    Family ID F474  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • BIOGRAPHY:
      1. 1787 census for Jestrup in Sønderhå notes Peder Leegaard 50 farmer both in their first marriage, Else Jensdatter 46 his wife, Inger Pedersdatter 14 Child, Laurids Pedersen 10 Child, Frederica Pedersdatter 7 Child, Jens Pedersen 4 Child, Caroline Pedersdatter 2 child.

      2. 1801 census for same place notes Peder Leegaard 66, in first marriage, parish bailiff and "gaardbeboer," Else Jensdatter 60 his wife, Laurs 22, Frederica Louise 21 unmarried, Caroline 15 unmarried.

      3. A farm by name of Legaard exists northeast of Sønderhå which may be namesake from whence comes "Leegaard".

      4. Occupation: farmer, parish bailiff.

      5. At the christenings of all of his children, his name is noted as Leegaard.

      CHRISTENING:
      1. FHL film # 053193; Sønderhå Parish Record.

      2. Per Joyce Cupit: "Sønderhå kirkebog 1736 fødte: 29 Feb havde Anders Larsen of Inger Salmansdatter? i Ledgaard? her i jestrup til daaben en søn kaldet Peder. Gudmoder: Else Poulsdatter, Lars Bagges?, Faddere: Jesper Larssen, Peder Madsen, Christen Nørgaard."

      MARRIAGE:
      1. FHL film # 053193; Sønderhå Parish Record, 1696 - 1787, book 1, p 140. Confirmed the record below. Note that both witnesses signed. Anders Leegaard may be the father of Peder since it was customary to generally have the fathers as witnesses. The relationship of Povel Jensen to Else Jensdatter is not given, but could possibly be a brother.

      2. Per research of genealogist Bent Pilsgård of Viborg, Denmark; Viborg Regional Archives microfiche C114.1 page 140 Sønderhå parish records; Witnesses: Povel Jensen of Kiestrup and Anders Leegaard of Jestrup, they were engaged 31 Jul 1766. The couple is Peder Andersen Leegaard and Else Jensdatter Mørch, both of Jestrup.

      DEATH:
      1. FHL film # 053193; Sonderhaa Parish Record.

      BURIAL:
      1. FHL film # 053193; Sønderhå Parish Record.

      2. Per Joyce Cupit: "Sønderhå kirkebog 1814: begravet Nov. 23 Gaardmand Peder Andersen Leegrd., 78 år."

      SOURCES_MISC:
      1. Family information from LDS Archive record. Record originally submitted by Mrs. Wanda Roos, R.D. 1 Box 651B, Sandy, Utah. James Christian Westergard shown as 2ggson. Indicates information is from church and census records for Sønderhå by Eva M. Gregersen.

      2. Per gedcom dated 6 Jan 1999 of Wayne Westergard, 785 W 1300 South, Woods Cross, Utah 84087, phone 801-295-2906.

      3. Film 8848: Census Paper: 2787, 1801; Copenhagen, Denmark.

      4. May 21, 1999 correspondence of Jens Praestgaard at "jens-v-p@post5.tele.dk".

      5. Joyce Cupit's website <http://home13.inet.tele.dk/JCupit/> 25 May 2002.