Jens Pedersen

19 July 1711–before 1734 (Age 22)
Rode, Vig, Holbæk, Denmark

The Life of Jens

When Jens Pedersen was born on 19 July 1711, in Rode, Vig, Holbæk, Denmark, his father, Peder Larsen, was 26 and his mother, Karen Jensen, was 24. He died before 1734, at the age of 21.

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Peder Larsen
Karen Jensen
Lauritz Pedersen
Jens Pedersen
Ane Pedersdatter
Sara Pedersen
Kirsten Pedersen
Hendrich Pedersen

Parents and Siblings



+1 More Child

World Events (3)

1713 · Royal Danish Military Academy

Age 2

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 18

Greenland becomes Danish province.
1730 · Danish Asia Company

Age 19

The Danish Asiatic Company was a trading company established to revive the dwindling Danish trade with the East Indies and China. It was taken over by the Danish government in 1772 and continued to run until around 1843.

Name Meaning

Norwegian and Danish: patronymic from Peter .

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

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  • birth record 1711

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