Dorthea Pedersen

Femaleabout December 1765–

Brief Life History of Dorthea

When Dorthea Pedersen was born about December 1765, in Sunds, Lundenæs, Denmark, her father, Peder Jensen, was 39 and her mother, Birthe Knudsdatter, was 36. She married Jens Christensen on 21 May 1793, in Sunds, Hammerum, Ringkøbing, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters.

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Jens Christensen
Dorthea Pedersen
Marriage: 21 May 1793
Maren Jensen
Birgitte Jensen

Sources (4)

  • FOLK: Peder Jensen og Birthe Knudsdatter Ringkøbing Amt, Sunds Sogn, Ildsgaard
  • VIET: Jens Christensen & Dorthe Pedersdatter Sunds kirkebog 1758-1810
  • KIRKEGANG for Peder Jensens kone i Ilsgaard (6 jan 1766) Sunds Kirkebog 1758-1810

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 May 1793Sunds, Hammerum, Ringkøbing, Denmark
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)

    1776 · Kongens Klub

    Age 11

    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 24

    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.

    1796 · Odense Teater

    Age 31

    Odense Teater is Denmark's second oldest theater and one of the country's three main theaters. It is where Hans Christian Andersen started as a writer and is where The Pillars of Society was first performed.

    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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