Johanne Cathrine Pedersdatter

27 February 1777–
Hammer, Ålborg, Denmark

The Life of Johanne Cathrine

When Johanne Cathrine Pedersdatter was born on 27 February 1777, in Hammer, Ålborg, Denmark, her father, Peder Simonsen, was 37 and her mother, Else Olesdatter, was 30. She married Niels Ovesen on 10 October 1802, in Øster Hassing, Ålborg, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters.

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Niels Ovesen
Johanne Cathrine Pedersdatter
Marriage: 10 October 1802
Maren Nielsdatter
Jacob Nielsen
Else Marie Nielsen
Christen Nielsen
Ove Nielsen
Peder Christian Nielsen

Spouse and Children

10 October 1802
Øster Hassing, Ålborg, Denmark


    Maren Nielsdatter



    Else Marie Nielsen


    Christen Nielsen


    Ove Nielsen


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Parents and Siblings



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World Events (7)

1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn

Age 12

The Old Artillery Barracks was the first of three barracks to be established in the Christianshavn district of Copenhagen. They were converted into barracks for the Artillery in 1789 and were used until 1923. Today, they have been converted into apartments and are listed for everyone.
1792 · Det Classenske Fideicommis

Age 15

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.
1808 · Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn

Age 31

Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn, The Cross of Honour of the Order of the Dannebrog, is an award connected to the Danish Order of the Dannebrog. The cross was instituted by King Frederick VI of Denmark and Norway on June 28, 1808 and was named Dannebrogsmendenes Haederstegn until 1952. The award is given to any Dane who has provided a service to Denmark through a noble deed. The cross is considered an additional recognition if awarded to someone who is already a holder of the Order.

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Sources (3)

  • Johanne Pedersdatter in entry for Else Marie Nielsdatter, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Johanne Pedersdatter in entry for Else Marie Nielsdatter, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Johanne Pedersdatter in entry for Peder Christian, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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