Jens Pedersen

1774–1848 (Age 73)
Østrup, Lunde, Odense, Denmark

The Life of Jens

When Jens Pedersen was born in June 1774, in Østrup, Lunde, Odense, Denmark, his father, Peder Jeppesen, was 24 and his mother, Dorthe Hansdatter, was 21. He married Anne Cathrine Andersdatter on 29 September 1804, in Skeby, Lunde, Odense, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 9 March 1848, in Otterup, Lunde, Odense, Denmark, at the age of 73, and was buried in Otterup, Lunde, Odense, Denmark.

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Jens Pedersen
Anne Cathrine Andersdatter
Marriage: 29 September 1804
Niels Jensen
Anders Jensen
Anne Jensdatter

Spouse & Children

  • Male1774–1848Male

  • Anne Cathrine Andersdatter


29 September 1804
Skeby, Lunde, Odense, Denmark


  • Niels Jensen


  • Anders Jensen


  • Anne Jensdatter


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World Events (7)

1776 · Kongens Klub

Age 2

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 15

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.
1794 · Stibo

Age 20

The Stibo Group was founded in 1794 by Niels Lund as a printing company. Today, The Stibo Group provides information management and print technology software for business operations.

Name Meaning

Norwegian and Danish: patronymic from Peter .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Jens Pedersen, "Denmark Census, 1834"
  • Jacob Pedersen in entry for Niels Jensen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Jens Pedersen in entry for Anders Jensen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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