Henrik Pedersen

Male28 February 1796–

Brief Life History of Henrik

When Henrik Pedersen was born on 28 February 1796, his father, Peder Lassen, was 43 and his mother, Karen Johanne Paulsd, was 30. 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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Family Time Line

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

Sources (35)

  • Henrik Pedersen, "Denmark Census, 1850"
  • Henrik Petersen, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Henrik Petersen in entry for Peter Henriksen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 November 1821Tikøb, Kronborg, Denmark
  • Children (11)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (7)

    1805 · Christianso Lighthouse

    Age 9

    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.

    1808 · Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn

    Age 12

    Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn, The Cross of Honour of the Order of the Dannebrog, is an award connected to the Danish Order of the Dannebrog. The cross was instituted by King Frederick VI of Denmark and Norway on June 28, 1808 and was named Dannebrogsmendenes Haederstegn until 1952. The award is given to any Dane who has provided a service to Denmark through a noble deed. The cross is considered an additional recognition if awarded to someone who is already a holder of the Order.

    1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark

    Age 33

    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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