Bastian Pedersen

Tårnby, Copenhagen, Denmark

The Life of Bastian

When Bastian Pedersen was born in 1771, in Tårnby, Copenhagen, Denmark, his father, Peder Bastianssen, was 28 and his mother, Threjn Pietersdaatter, was 22. He married Berte Larsdatter on 10 December 1797, in Tårnby, Copenhagen, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters.

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Bastian Pedersen
Berte Larsdatter
Marriage: 10 December 1797
Lars Pedersen
Anne Bastiandatter
Krilles Pedersen
Birthe Louise Johanne Bastiansdatter
Peder Pedersen
Johanne Bastiandatter
Niels Bastiansen

Spouse and Children


    Berte Larsdatter


10 December 1797
Tårnby, Copenhagen, Denmark


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World Events (7)

1776 · Kongens Klub

Age 5

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 18

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.
1805 · Christianso Lighthouse

Age 34

The Christianso Lighthouse is one of Denmark's oldest lighthouses and the first to have a flashing light. It was built on the island of Christianso in the northern Baltic Sea.

Name Meaning

Norwegian and Danish: patronymic from Peter .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Bastian Pedersen in entry for Niels Bastiansen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Bastian, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Bastian Pedersen in entry for Krilles Pedersen, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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