Ole Pedersen

1720–9 February 1781 (Age 61)
Østermarie, Bornholm, Denmark

The Life of Ole

When Ole Pedersen was born in 1720, in Østermarie, Bornholm, Denmark, his father, Peder Olsen, was 38 and his mother, Karen Jensdatter, was 35. He married Anne Jensdatter on 29 October 1746. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. He died on 9 February 1781, in Åkirkeby, Bornholm, Denmark, at the age of 61.

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Family Time Line

Ole Pedersen
1720–1781
Anne Jensdatter
1715–1768
Marriage: 29 October 1746
Kirstine Olsdatter
1747–1820
Peder Olsen
1749–
Caren Olsdatter
1751–1834
Marie Olsdatter
1753–
Anna Olesdatter
1755–
Olsen
1759–1759
Olsdatter
1761–1761
Magdalene Olsdatter
1764–1767

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
29 October 1746
Aakirkeby,Bornholm,Denmark
children

(8)

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(3)

World Events (6)

1729

Age 9

Greenland becomes Danish province.
1730 · Danish Asia Company

Age 10

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.
1737 · Meyercrones Stiftelse

Age 17

Meyercrones Stiftelse was founded by the widow of Henning de Meyercrone after he had served as Danish envoy in France. Christiane Meyercrone, Henning's widow, managed the property until her death in 1738. Her niece became the new manager of the foundation and arranged for its charter to be written in 1830. The original, small building was replaced by a larger building in 1933.

Name Meaning

Norwegian and Danish: patronymic from Peter .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ole Pedersen in entry for Anna Kirstina Olsen, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • A file of the original record for Ole Pedersen and Anne Jensdatter and family
  • Ole Pedersen, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"

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