Michel Pedersen

8 February 1705–20 January 1769
Kolt, Århus, Denmark

The Life of Michel

When Michel Pedersen was christened on 8 February 1705, in Kolt, Århus, Denmark, his father, Peder Jensen, was 41 and his mother, Inger Rasmusdatter, was 37. He married Anne Marie Michelsdatter on 2 July 1729, in Kolt, Århus, Denmark.

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Michel Pedersen
Anne Marie Michelsdatter
Marriage: 2 July 1729

Spouse and Children

2 July 1729
Kolt, Århus, Denmark

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World Events (6)

1713 · Royal Danish Military Academy

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.

Greenland becomes Danish province.
1730 · Danish Asia Company

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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Sources (3)

  • Michel Pedersen in entry for Anne Marie Michelsdatter, "Denmark, Probate Indexes, 1674-1851"
  • Michel Pedersen, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Michel Pedersen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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