Dorthe Pedersen Ringsing

Female8 April 1680–

Brief Life History of Dorthe

When Dorthe Pedersen Ringsing was born on 8 April 1680, in Ulslev, Sydfalster, Storstrøm, Denmark, her father, Peder Christensen Ringsing, was 50 and her mother, Maren Hansen Lang, was 38. She married Oluf Hansen Kaas on 10 November 1702.

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Oluf Hansen Kaas
Dorthe Pedersen Ringsing
Marriage: 10 November 1702

Sources (2)

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

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 November 1702
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (7)

    1701 · Oldest Naval Academy in the World

    Age 21

    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 33

    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.


    Age 49

    Greenland becomes Danish province.

    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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