Henrik Pedersen

Gurre, Helsingør, Frederiksborg, Denmark

The Life Summary of Henrik

When Henrik Pedersen was born in 1795, in Gurre, Helsingør, Frederiksborg, Denmark, his father, Peder Paulsen, was 42 and his mother, Johanne Paulsdatter, was 42. He married Brithe Sofie Jorgensen on 30 November 1821, in Tikøb, Kronborg, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Tikøb, Lynge-Kronborg, Frederiksborg, Denmark for about 16 years.

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Henrik Pedersen
Brithe Sofie Jorgensen
Marriage: 30 November 1821
Ane Kirstine Henriksdr
Jens Henriksen
Peder Henriksen
Birgitte Henriksdatter
Andreas Henriksen
Andrea Henriksen
Andreas Henriksen
Peder Henriksen
Frederik Henriksen
Johannes Henriksen
Frederik Henriksen

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  • Marriage
    30 November 1821Tikøb, Kronborg, Denmark
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    World Events (7)

    1796 · Odense Teater
    Age 1
    Odense Teater is Denmark's second oldest theater and one of the country's three main theaters. It is where Hans Christian Andersen started as a writer and is where The Pillars of Society was first performed.
    1805 · Christianso Lighthouse
    Age 10
    The Christianso Lighthouse is one of Denmark's oldest lighthouses and the first to have a flashing light. It was built on the island of Christianso in the northern Baltic Sea.
    1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark
    Age 34
    Kuffert Sorensen was established in 1829 by Carl Peter Sorensen as a leather goods company. Today the business has five locations and each are run by a member of the Sorensen family.

    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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    Sources (33)

    • Henrik Pedersen, "Denmark Census, 1850"
    • Henrik Petersen, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"
    • Henrik Petersen, "Denmark Census, 1834"

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