Mads Pedersen

Brief Life History of Mads

When Mads Pedersen was born about 1629, in Bjerreby, Nyborg, Denmark, his father, Peder Ibsen, was 36 and his mother, Margarethe, was 32. He married Maren Pedersen on 28 January 1649, in Bjergsted, Holbæk, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 24 November 1709, at the age of 81, and was buried in Bjerreby, Nyborg, Denmark.

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Mads Pedersen
Maren Pedersen
Marriage: 28 January 1649
Christen Madsen
Peder Madsen
Hans Madsen
Kirsten Madsdatter
Jeppe Madsen
Anna Madsen
Karen Madsen

Sources (6)

  • Matz Pedersen, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Mads Pedersen in entry for Kristine, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Madtz Pedersen in entry for Hans Madsen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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1701 · Oldest Naval Academy in the World

The Royal Danish Naval Academy was established in 1701 to educate then commission all officers into the Royal Danish Navy. It is the oldest, still-existing, officers' academy in the world.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Lars, Niels, Bjorn, Knud, Nils, Anders, Jorgen, Egil, Einer, Knut, Peer.

Norwegian and Danish: patronymic from the personal name Peder (see Peter ). This surname is also found in northern Germany. Compare Petersen 2 and Peterson 1.

English: variant of Peterson .

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

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