Jens Pedersen

Male15 July 1824–

Brief Life History of Jens

When Jens Pedersen was born on 15 July 1824, in Stege, Præstø, Denmark, his father, Peder Nielsen, was 39 and his mother, Giertrud Kirstine Andersdr, was 24. He lived in Stege, Mønbo, Præstø, Denmark in 1834 and Stege, Stege, Mønbo, Præstø, Denmark in 1850.

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Family Time Line

Peder Nielsen
1784–1860
Giertrud Kirstine Andersdr
1799–1884
Niels Pedersen
1818–
Anne Catrine Pedersdatter
1821–
Jens Pedersen
1824–
Kristine Pedersdatter
1824–
Marie Pedersen
1827–

Sources (5)

  • Jens Pedersen in household of Niels Pedersen, "Denmark Census, 1850"
  • Jens Pedersen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Jens Pedersen in household of Peder Nielsen, "Denmark Census, 1840"

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (5)

World Events (7)

1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark

Age 5

Kuffert Sorensen was established in 1829 by Carl Peter Sorensen as a leather goods company. Today the business has five locations and each are run by a member of the Sorensen family.

1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

Age 23

The Casino Theatre was built as an entertainment center by Georg Carstensen but was converted into a theatre in 1848. After many years of never gaining popularity, it was closed in 1937 and demolished in 1960.

1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks

Age 35

The Copenhagen Waterworks was the first waterworks in Denmark and served the community until 1951. It was one of the first buildings to be built outside Copenhagen's old city walls.

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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