Peder Pedersen Dyhr

Male18 July 1762–31 March 1834

Brief Life History of Peder

When Peder Pedersen Dyhr was born on 18 July 1762, in Iller, Grønbæk, Silkeborg, Denmark, his father, Peder Christensen Dyhr, was 50 and his mother, Kirsten Sorensdatter, was 31. He married Kirsten Nielsdatter on 21 January 1791. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He died on 31 March 1834, in Roe, Grønbæk, Silkeborg, Denmark, at the age of 71, and was buried in Roe, Grønbæk, Silkeborg, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Peder Pedersen Dyhr
Johanne Marie Jørgensdatter
Marriage: May 1798
Johanne Kirstine Pedersdatter (Dyhr)
Jorgen Pedersen
Peder Pedersen
Jens Pedersen
Kirsten Pedersen
Soren Pedersen

Sources (11)

  • Peder Pedersen, "Denmark Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Peder Dylen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Peter Pedersen, "Denmark Marriages, 1635-1916"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    May 1798Roe, Grønbæk, Silkeborg, Denmark
  • Children (6)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (7)

    1776 · Kongens Klub

    Age 14

    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 27

    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

    Age 30

    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

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Lars, Niels, Bjorn, Knud, Nils, Anders, Jorgen, Egil, Einer, Knut, Peer.

    Norwegian and Danish: patronymic from the personal name Peder (see Peter ). This surname is also found in northern Germany. Compare Petersen 2 and Peterson 1.

    English: variant of Peterson .

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

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