Mads Pedersen

Brief Life History of Mads

When Mads Pedersen was born on 11 July 1799, in Bjørnsholm, Slet, Ålborg, Denmark, his father, Peder Madsen, was 44 and his mother, Anne Margrethe Christensdatter, was 37. He married Ingeborg Laursdatter on 16 December 1825, in Bjørnsholm, Slet, Ålborg, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Slet, Ålborg, Denmark for about 21 years. He died on 29 November 1867, in Bjørnsholm, Slet, Ålborg, Denmark, at the age of 68, and was buried in Bjørnsholm, Slet, Ålborg, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Mads Pedersen
1799–1867
Ingeborg Laursdatter
1801–1864
Marriage: 16 December 1825
Lars Peter Madsen
1829–1858
Mariane Madsdatter
1832–1869
Peder Christian Madsen
1834–1834
Lars Christian Madsen
1834–1887
Jørgen Christian Madsen
1841–1923

Sources (27)

  • Mads Pedersen, "Denmark Census, 1855"
  • Mads Pedersen in entry for Jorgen Christian Madsen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Mads Peders?N, "Denmark Census, 1850"

World Events (8)

1805 · Christianso Lighthouse

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

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.

1818 · Danmarks Nationalbank

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: 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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