Peder Pedersen

27 June 1773–27 September 1836
Vrå, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Peder

When Peder Pedersen was christened on 27 June 1773, in Vrå, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Peder Svenningsen, was 47 and his mother, Anne Pedersdatter, was 44. He married Else Poulsdatter on 16 April 1799, in Serritslev, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 5 daughters. He died on 27 September 1836, in Sønder Vrå, Vrå, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark, at the age of 63, and was buried in Sønder Vrå, Vrå, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark.

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Peder Pedersen
Else Poulsdatter
Marriage: 16 April 1799
Johanne Pedersen
Mahlene Pedersen
Mette Pedersdatter
Anne Pedersdatter
Maren Pedersdatter

Spouse and Children

16 April 1799
Serritslev, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark


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World Events (7)

1776 · Kongens Klub

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

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.
1792 · Det Classenske Fideicommis

Det Classenske Fideicommis is a Danish charitable foundation formed by the industrialist Major General Johan Frederik Classen after he left behind his wealth and possessions in his will to help alleviate poverty and misery to those in the country. Today, it grants around 2 million kroner annually to those in need.

Name Meaning

Norwegian and Danish: patronymic from Peter .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Peder Pedersen, "Denmark Census, 1834"
  • Peder Pedersen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Peder Pedersen in entry for Kirsten Pedersdatter, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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