Anders Pedersen

Male1685–June 1762

Brief Life History of Anders

When Anders Pedersen was born in 1685, in Agernæs, Krogsbølle, Odense, Denmark, his father, Peder Andersen, was 11682 and his mother, Marie Rasmusdatter, was 24. He married Kirstine Andersdatter on 14 July 1709, in Kørup, Krogsbølle, Odense, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died in June 1762, in Odense, Denmark, at the age of 77, and was buried in Krogsbølle, Odense, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Anders Pedersen
Karen Knudsen
Marriage: 1720
Kirstine Andersdatter
Peder Andersen
Maren Andersdatter
Knud Andersen

Sources (8)

  • Andream, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Anders Pedersen in entry for Knud Andersen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Andreae Petri in entry for Cirstina Andreae_, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1720Kørup, Krogsbølle, Odense, Denmark
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    World Events (5)

    1701 · Oldest Naval Academy in the World

    Age 16

    The Royal Danish Naval Academy was established in 1701 to educate then commission all officers into the Royal Danish Navy. It is the oldest, still-existing, officers' academy in the world.

    1713 · Royal Danish Military Academy

    Age 28

    The Royal Danish Military Academy educated and commissioned all officers for the Royal Danish Army. The Military Academy function was initiated in 1713 by request of King Frederick IV on inspiration from the Naval Academy.


    Age 44

    Greenland becomes Danish province.

    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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