Lars Pedersen

3 September 1760–7 July 1826
Vig, Vig, Ods, Holbæk, Denmark

The Life of Lars

When Lars Pedersen was christened on 3 September 1760, in Vig, Ods, Holbæk, Denmark, his father, Peder Pedersen, was 37 and his mother, Anne Pedersdatter, was 31. He married Johanne Larsdatter on 26 April 1789, in Nørre Asmindrup, Holbæk, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 7 July 1826, in Vig, Holbæk, Denmark, at the age of 65, and was buried in Vig, Holbæk, Denmark.

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Lars Pedersen
Johanne Larsdatter
Marriage: 26 April 1789
Anne Larsen
Dorthe Larsen
Peder Larsen
Dorthe Larsen
Peder Larsen
Lars Larsen
Mads Larsen
Karen Larsen

Spouse and Children

26 April 1789
Nørre Asmindrup, Holbæk, Denmark


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World Events (8)

1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)

The Old City Hall was built in 1762 and served as the city hall until 1912. the Hall was modelled after the City Hall that was destroyed in the Copenhagen Fire in 1795. Today the building is used only for ceremonial and representative purposes.
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.

Name Meaning

Norwegian and Danish: patronymic from Peter .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lars Pedersen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Lars Pedersen in entry for Peder, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Lars Pedersen in entry for Ane, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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