Peder Pedersen

Male1743–20 June 1819

Brief Life History of Peder

Peder Pedersen was born in 1743, in Vedskølle, Tjæreby, Vester Flakkebjerg, Sorø, Denmark. He married Giertrud Mortensdatter on 6 January 1770, in Tjæreby, Vester Flakkebjerg, Sorø, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 20 June 1819, in his hometown, at the age of 76, and was buried in Tjæreby, Vester Flakkebjerg, Sorø, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Peder Pedersen
Giertrud Mortensdatter
Marriage: 6 January 1770
Morten Pedersen
Bodil Pedersdatter
Peder Pedersen
Jens Pedersen
Lars Pedersen
Abelone Pedersdatter
Ellen Pedersdatter
Bodil Pedersdatter

Sources (13)

  • Peder Pedersen, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Peder Pedersen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941" death record
  • Peder Pedersen in entry for Bodil, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 January 1770Tjæreby, Vester Flakkebjerg, Sorø, Denmark
  • Children (8)

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    World Events (7)

    1744 · Hirschholm Palace

    Age 1

    Hirschholm Palace was a royal palace located in present-day Horsholm municipality just north of Copenhagen. It was one of the finest buildings of its time and became known as the Versailles of the North. It developed a bad reputation in connection with its role in the affair between Johann Friedrich Struensee and Queen Caroline Mathilda in the 1770s. After that it fell into disrepair and was demolished in 1809.

    1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)

    Age 19

    The Old City Hall was built in 1762 and served as the city hall until 1912. the Hall was modelled after the City Hall that was destroyed in the Copenhagen Fire in 1795. Today the building is used only for ceremonial and representative purposes.

    1776 · Kongens Klub

    Age 33

    The club was founded in 1776 by former members of Drejer's Club. It was initially known as Fich's Club. The latter name was a reference to Gottlieb Schreck who had purchased the House in 1775. He had adapted the interior to be used by the club. The club initially had 25 members but in 1778 the number of members had grown to 80. On 16 November 1782, the club was granted permission to use the name Kongens Klub (Royal Club). The club soon became a meeting place for members of the higher middle class.

    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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