Peder Ian Gries

1701–August 1740 (Age 39)
Tjærby, Gimming, Randers, Denmark

The Life of Peder Ian

When Peder Ian Gries was born in 1701, in Tjærby, Gimming, Randers, Denmark, his father, Christen Nielsen Griis, was 48 and his mother, Kirsten Jensdatter Rousing, was 22. He married Bodil Ann Bertilsdotter in 1701, in Lofthus, Ullensvang, Hordaland, Norway. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died in August 1740, in Gimming, Randers, Denmark, at the age of 39, and was buried in Gimming, Randers, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Peder Ian Gries
1701–1740
Anne Inger Nielsdatter Vestrup
1694–1780
Marriage: 30 October 1729
Kirsten Pedersdatter
1732–1799

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
30 October 1729
children

(1)

Parents and Siblings

    Christen Nielsen Griis

    Male1653–1729Male

    Kirsten Jensdatter Rousing

    Female1679–1748Female

siblings

(7)

    Jens Christensen Griis

    Male1699–1761Male

    Male1701–1740Male

    Kirsten Christensdatter Griis

    Female1705–1710Female

    Jens Christensen Griis

    Male1707–1775Male

    Christen Christensen Griis

    Male1710–1714Male

+2 More Children

World Events (5)

1701 · Oldest Naval Academy in the World

Age 0

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 12

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.
1729

Age 28

Greenland becomes Danish province.

Name Meaning

1 South German: topographic name for someone who lived in a sandy place, from Middle High German griez ‘sand’.2 Perhaps a reduced form of German Griese .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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