Gjertrud Pedersen

1662–1717 (Age 55)
Østermarie, Bornholm, Denmark

The Life of Gjertrud

When Gjertrud Pedersen was born in 1662, in Østermarie, Bornholm, Denmark, her father, Peder Sadzersen, was 47 and her mother, Boel Michelsdatter, was 42. She married Peder Mortensen in 1681, in Bornholm, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She died in 1717, in Knudsker, Bornholm, Denmark, at the age of 55, and was buried in Knudsker, Bornholm, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Peder Mortensen
Gjertrud Pedersen
Marriage: 1681
Kirstine Pedersen
Boel Pedersdatter
Morten Pedersen
Gjertrud Pedersen
Elsebeth Pedersen

Spouse and Children

Bornholm, Denmark


Parents and Siblings



+3 More Children

World Events (2)

1701 · Oldest Naval Academy in the World

Age 39

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 51

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.

Name Meaning

Norwegian and Danish: patronymic from Peter .

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Gjertrud Pedersen - Church record: birth-name: Gjertrud Pedersen

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