Peder Johansen Ohlenschlager

25 February 1796–24 June 1862 (Age 66)
Vorbasse, Ribe, Denmark

The Life of Peder

When Peder Johansen Ohlenschlager was born on 25 February 1796, in Vorbasse, Ribe, Denmark, his father, Johan Peder Jacobsen Oehlenschlaeger, was 33 and his mother, Johanna Catharina Magretha Frandsen, was 30. He married Ellen Marie Bertelsdatter on 18 March 1826, in Grindsted, Ribe, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 24 June 1862, at the age of 66.

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Peder Johansen Ohlenschlager
Ellen Marie Bertelsdatter
Marriage: 18 March 1826
Peder Pedersen Ohlenschlager
Maren Pedersdatter Øhlenschlæger
Bertel Pedersen Ohlenschlager
Jacob Pedersen Ohlenschleger
Johanne Margreta Pedersdr Ohlenschlaeger
Hans Pedersen Ohlenschlager
Mette Kirstine Pedersen Ohlenschlager
Frederich Pedersen Ohlenschlæger

Spouse and Children

18 March 1826
Grindsted, Ribe, Denmark


    Peder Pedersen Ohlenschlager


    Maren Pedersdatter Øhlenschlæger


    Bertel Pedersen Ohlenschlager


    Jacob Pedersen Ohlenschleger


    Johanne Margreta Pedersdr Ohlenschlaeger


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World Events (7)

1805 · Christianso Lighthouse

Age 9

The Christianso Lighthouse is one of Denmark's oldest lighthouses and the first to have a flashing light. It was built on the island of Christianso in the northern Baltic Sea.
1808 · Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn

Age 12

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.

Age 18

Denmark cedes Norway to Sweden.

Name Meaning

North German, Danish, and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Johann (Scandinavian), Johann (German), vernacular forms of Johannes ( see John ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Peder Pedersen in entry for Frederik Pedersen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Peder Pedersen in entry for Maren, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Peder Pedersen in entry for Mette Kirstine Pedersdatter, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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