Christen Pedersen Ringsing

Male16 January 1674–1 September 1722

Brief Life History of Christen

When Christen Pedersen Ringsing was born on 16 January 1674, in Øster Ulslev, Ålholm, Denmark, his father, Peder Christensen Ringsing, was 44 and his mother, Maren Hansen Lang, was 32. He died on 1 September 1722, at the age of 48.

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Peder Christensen Ringsing
Maren Hansen Lang
Jens Pedersen Ringsing
Johanne Pedersen Ringsing
Christen Pedersen Ringsing
Peder Pedersen Ringsing
Dorthe Pedersen Ringsing
Hans Pedersen Ringsing
Karen Pedersen Ringsing
Soren Pedersen Ringsing

Sources (2)

  • Christen, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Kirkebøger, 1645-1923 (Øster Ulslev Arkivalieronline)

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (8)

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World Events (2)

1701 · Oldest Naval Academy in the World

Age 27

The Royal Danish Naval Academy was established in 1701 to educate then commission all officers into the Royal Danish Navy. It is the oldest, still-existing, officers' academy in the world.

1713 · Royal Danish Military Academy

Age 39

The Royal Danish Military Academy educated and commissioned all officers for the Royal Danish Army. The Military Academy function was initiated in 1713 by request of King Frederick IV on inspiration from the Naval Academy.

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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