Lars Pedersen

10 March 1726–25 August 1805
Farstrup, Slet, Ålborg, Denmark

The Life of Lars

When Lars Pedersen was christened on 10 March 1726, in Farstrup, Slet, Ålborg, Denmark, his father, Peder Lauritzsen, was 34 and his mother, Birgitte Mouritzdatter, was 30. He married Anne Jensdatter on 7 June 1748, in Næsborg, Ålborg, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He was buried in Farstrup, Slet, Ålborg, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Lars Pedersen
Anne Jensdatter
Marriage: 7 June 1748
Jens Larsen
Lars Lauritzen
Anders Larsen
Anne Larsdatter
Johanne Larsdatter or Lauritsdatter
Poul or Povel Larsen
Christen Larsen
Bodild Larsdatter

Spouse and Children

7 June 1748
Næsborg, Ålborg, Denmark


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+1 More Child

World Events (6)


Greenland becomes Danish province.
1730 · Danish Asia Company

The Danish Asiatic Company was a trading company established to revive the dwindling Danish trade with the East Indies and China. It was taken over by the Danish government in 1772 and continued to run until around 1843.
1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)

The Old City Hall was built in 1762 and served as the city hall until 1912. the Hall was modelled after the City Hall that was destroyed in the Copenhagen Fire in 1795. Today the building is used only for ceremonial and representative purposes.

Name Meaning

Norwegian and Danish: patronymic from Peter .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Laurs Pedersen in entry for Laurs, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Laurs Pedersen in entry for Jens Larsen, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Laurs Pedersen in entry for Bodild Larsen, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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