Søren Pedersen

Male1709–April 1772

Brief Life History of Søren

Søren Pedersen was born in 1709, in Lerager, Givskud, Nørvang, Vejle, Denmark as the son of Peder Lauridsen. He married Birrete Jensdatter on 4 November 1738. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died in his hometown, and was buried in Lerager, Givskud, Nørvang, Vejle, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Søren Pedersen
Johanne Nielsdatter
Marriage: 3 November 1745
Stillborn Soiensdatter
Birrete Marie Soiensdatter
Laust Peterson Schmidt
Niels Soiensen
Jens Soiensen
Johanne Soiensdatter
Laust Soiensen
Johannes Soiensen

Sources (4)

  • Søren Petersen in entry for Laust Petersen and Anna Maria Nicolaysdatter, "Denmark Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Søren Petersen in entry for Laust Petersen and Anna Maria Nicolaysdatter, "Denmark Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Kirsten Lauridsdatter Probate

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 November 1745
  • Children (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (6)

    1713 · Royal Danish Military Academy

    Age 4

    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 20

    Greenland becomes Danish province.

    1730 · Danish Asia Company

    Age 21

    The Danish Asiatic Company was a trading company established to revive the dwindling Danish trade with the East Indies and China. It was taken over by the Danish government in 1772 and continued to run until around 1843.

    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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