Thomas Pedersen

about 1732–10 February 1777
Karleby, Maribo, Denmark

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Pedersen was born about 1732, in Karleby, Maribo, Denmark, his father, Peder Thomasen, was 30 and his mother, Mrs. Peder Thomasen, was 28. He married Karen Hansdatter on 19 June 1760, in Fuglse, Maribo, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He was buried in Fuglse, Maribo, Denmark.

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

Spouse and Children

19 June 1760
Fuglse, Maribo, Denmark


Parents and Siblings



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

Norwegian and Danish: patronymic from Peter .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Thomas Pedersen in entry for Jens, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Thomas Pedersen in entry for Peder, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Thomas Pedersen in entry for Karen, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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