Peder Hansen Blykop

Male1752–November 1802

Brief Life History of Peder Hansen

When Peder Hansen Blykop was born in 1752, in Nyker, Bornholm, Denmark, his father, Hans Pedersen Blykop, was 40 and his mother, Karen Carlsdatter, was 41. He married Gertrud Pedersdatter Kofoed on 24 December 1798, in Rønne, Vester, Bornholm, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Rønne, Vester, Bornholm, Denmark in 1801. He died in November 1802, in Rønne, Bornholm, Denmark, at the age of 50.

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Peder Hansen Blykop
Gertrud Pedersdatter Kofoed
Marriage: 24 December 1798
Hans Pedersen Blykop
Ole Pedersen Blykop

Sources (6)

  • Peder Hansen in entry for Ole Pedersen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Peder, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Bornholm Pedigree internet database

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  • Marriage
    24 December 1798Rønne, Vester, Bornholm, Denmark
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (5)

    1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)

    Age 10

    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.

    1776 · Kongens Klub

    Age 24

    The club was founded in 1776 by former members of Drejer's Club. It was initially known as Fich's Club. The latter name was a reference to Gottlieb Schreck who had purchased the House in 1775. He had adapted the interior to be used by the club. The club initially had 25 members but in 1778 the number of members had grown to 80. On 16 November 1782, the club was granted permission to use the name Kongens Klub (Royal Club). The club soon became a meeting place for members of the higher middle class.

    1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn

    Age 37

    The Old Artillery Barracks was the first of three barracks to be established in the Christianshavn district of Copenhagen. They were converted into barracks for the Artillery in 1789 and were used until 1923. Today, they have been converted into apartments and are listed for everyone.

    Name Meaning

    form of the name of the best-known of all Christ's apostles, traditionally regarded as the founder of the Christian Church. The name derives, via Latin, from Greek petros ‘stone, rock’. This is used as a translation of the Aramaic byname Cephas, given to the apostle Simon son of Jona, to distinguish him from another of the same name ( Simon Zelotes ). ‘When Jesus beheld him, he said, Thou art Simon the son of Jona: thou shalt be called Cephas, which is by interpretation, A stone’ (John 1:42). According to Matthew 16:17–18, Christ says more explicitly, ‘Blessed art thou, Simon Bar-jona … thou art Peter, and upon this rock I will build my church’. The name has been in continuous use since the Middle Ages.

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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