Bodil Pedersdatter

Brief Life History of Bodil

When Bodil Pedersdatter was born on 14 October 1792, in Røgen, Skanderborg, Denmark, her father, Peder Kristoffersen, was 41 and her mother, Maren Andersen, was 37. She married Kristen Johansen on 10 August 1822. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Gjern, Gjern, Skanderborg, Denmark for about 21 years. She died on 15 September 1858, in Skanderborg, Denmark, at the age of 65, and was buried in Skanderborg, Denmark.

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Kristen Johansen
Bodil Pedersdatter
Marriage: 10 August 1822
Mette Marie Kristensen
Maren Christensdatter
Peder Christensen
Anders Christensen
Johan Christensen

Sources (32)

  • Bodil Pedersdatter, "Denmark Census, 1834"
  • Bodel Pedersdatter, "Denmark Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Bodil Pedersdatter in entry for Johan Christensen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

World Events (7)

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1799-territory was merged into the Århus county. Skanderborg as a county ceased to exist.


Denmark cedes Norway to Sweden.

Name Meaning

From an Old Norse personal name from bót ‘remedy, compensation’ + hildr ‘battle’.

Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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