Thomas Pedersen

Maleabout 1732–10 February 1777

Brief Life History of Thomas

When Thomas Pedersen was born about 1732, in Karleby, Nykøbing, Denmark, his father, Peder Thomasen, was 32 and his mother, Karen Hansdatter, was 34. He married Karen Hansdatter on 19 June 1760, in Fuglse, Ålholm, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He was buried in Fuglse, Ålholm, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Pedersen
Karen Hansdatter
Marriage: 19 June 1760
Johanne Thomasdatter
Jens Thomasen
Peder Thomasen
Karen Thomasdatter
Malene Thomasdatter

Sources (12)

  • Thomas Pedersen, "Denmark Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Denmark Death Parish Record - Thomas Pedersen 1732 - 1777
  • Thomas Pedersen in entry for Jens, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 June 1760Fuglse, Ålholm, Denmark
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (5)

    1737 · Meyercrones Stiftelse

    Age 5

    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.

    1742 · Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters

    Age 10

    The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters is a non-governmental science Academy founded in 1742 for the purpose of advancements of science in Denmark.

    1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)

    Age 30

    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.

    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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