Jens Pedersen

25 October 1744–
Sulsted, Ålborg, Denmark

The Life of Jens

When Jens Pedersen was born on 25 October 1744, in Sulsted, Ålborg, Denmark, his father, Peder Christensen, was 80 and his mother, Bendicte Sørensdatter, was 43.

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Family Time Line

Peder Christensen
1664–1751
Bendicte Sørensdatter
1701–1776
Christen Hansen
1721–1782
Søren Pedersen Smed
1737–1814
Johanna Pedersdatter
1740–
Stephen Pedersen
1742–1794
Anne Pedersdatter
1742–
Jens Pedersen
1744–

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World Events (7)

1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)

Age 18

The Old City Hall was built in 1762 and served as the city hall until 1912. the Hall was modelled after the City Hall that was destroyed in the Copenhagen Fire in 1795. Today the building is used only for ceremonial and representative purposes.
1776 · Kongens Klub

Age 32

The club was founded in 1776 by former members of Drejer's Club. It was initially known as Fich's Club. The latter name was a reference to Gottlieb Schreck who had purchased the House in 1775. He had adapted the interior to be used by the club. The club initially had 25 members but in 1778 the number of members had grown to 80. On 16 November 1782, the club was granted permission to use the name Kongens Klub (Royal Club). The club soon became a meeting place for members of the higher middle class.
1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn

Age 45

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.

Name Meaning

Norwegian and Danish: patronymic from Peter .

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

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