Peder Christensen Godsk

28 August 1785–
Lem, Skivehus, Denmark

The Life Summary of Peder Christensen

When Peder Christensen Godsk was born on 28 August 1785, in Lem, Skivehus, Denmark, his father, Christen Jensen Godske, was 29 and his mother, Mette Pedersdatter, was 23. He married Karen Christensen on 11 April 1822, in Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Krejbjerg, Rødding, Viborg, Denmark for about 26 years.

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Family Time Line

Peder Christensen Godsk
1785–
Sidsel Gudichsdatter
1799–
Marriage: 27 May 1830
Gudike Pedersen Godsk
1831–1872
Jens Pedersen
1835–1837
Christian Pedersen
1835–
Mette Catrine Pedersen
1843–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 May 1830Denmark
  • Children

    (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (10)

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    World Events (6)

    1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn
    Age 4
    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.
    1792 · Det Classenske Fideicommis
    Age 7
    Det Classenske Fideicommis is a Danish charitable foundation formed by the industrialist Major General Johan Frederik Classen after he left behind his wealth and possessions in his will to help alleviate poverty and misery to those in the country. Today, it grants around 2 million kroner annually to those in need.
    1818 · Danmarks Nationalbank
    Age 33
    Danmarks Nationalbank is the central bank of the Kingdom of Denmark and serves as an independent and credible institution that issues the krone, the Danish currency. The bank undertakes all functions related to the management of the Danish central-government debt.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Polish Aleksander, Casimir, Danuta, Stanislaus.Polish:from a pet form of the personal name Godzisław, composed of the Old Slavic elements god ‘to do good, to please’ (from goditi) + slav ‘glory’ or ‘famous’ (from slava ‘glory’).

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

    Possible Related Names

    Gondek

    Sources (14)

    • Peder Christensen Godsk, "Denmark Census, 1840"
    • Peder Chrsen Godsen, "Denmark Census, 1860"
    • Peder Christensen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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