Christen Pedersen

Brief Life History of Christen Pedersen

Christen Pedersen was born in 1749, in Denmark. He married Ingeborg Olesdatter Nielsen on 15 February 1781, in Torslev, Dronninglund, Hjørring, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He died on 11 December 1802, at the age of 53.

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Christen Pedersen
Ingeborg Olesdatter Nielsen
Marriage: 15 February 1781
Karen Christensdatter
Johanna Marie Christensdatter
Anna Christensen

Sources (4)

  • Christen Pedersen in entry for Anna Christensen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Christen Pedersen in entry for Johanne Marie Christensen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Christen Pedersen in entry for Karen Christensen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

World Events (5)

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.

1776 · Kongens Klub

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

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

Variant spelling of Christine , influenced by the productive feminine name suffix -ene.

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

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