Mads Christian Pedersen

Male1792–21 May 1868

Brief Life History of Mads Christian

When Mads Christian Pedersen was born in 1792, his father, Peder Pedersen Graarup, was 38 and his mother, Kirsten Madsen, was 30. He married Johanne Pedersdatter on 24 October 1817, in Mosbjerg, Hjørring, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Mosbjerg, Horns, Hjørring, Denmark for about 15 years. He died on 21 May 1868, at the age of 76.

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Mads Christian Pedersen
Johanne Pedersdatter
Marriage: 24 October 1817
Peder Christian Madsen
Peder Madsen
Christiane Madsen

Sources (9)

  • Mads Christian Pedersen, "Denmark Census, 1855"
  • Mads Christian Pedersen Graarup, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Mads Pedersen, "Denmark Census, 1850"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 October 1817Mosbjerg, Hjørring, Denmark
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)

    1792 · Det Classenske Fideicommis

    Age 0

    Det Classenske Fideicommis is a Danish charitable foundation formed by the industrialist Major General Johan Frederik Classen after he left behind his wealth and possessions in his will to help alleviate poverty and misery to those in the country. Today, it grants around 2 million kroner annually to those in need.

    1794 · Stibo

    Age 2

    The Stibo Group was founded in 1794 by Niels Lund as a printing company. Today, The Stibo Group provides information management and print technology software for business operations.


    Age 22

    Denmark cedes Norway to Sweden.

    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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