Peder Jensen

14 May 1804–4 February 1880 (Age 75)
Ålborg, Denmark

The Life of Peder

When Peder Jensen was born on 14 May 1804, in Ålborg, Denmark, his father, Gron Jens Pedersen, was 38 and his mother, Ane Marie Thomasdatter, was 30. He died on 4 February 1880, in Vognsild, Gislum, Ålborg, Denmark, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

Gron Jens Pedersen
1766–1843
Ane Marie Thomasdatter
1774–1845
Peder Jensen
1798–1802
Ane Katarine Jensen Gronn
1801–
Peder Jensen
1804–1880
Maren Jensen
1807–
Kirsten Jensen
1809–
Pedr Jensen
1810–

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (6)

1805 · Christianso Lighthouse

Age 1

The Christianso Lighthouse is one of Denmark's oldest lighthouses and the first to have a flashing light. It was built on the island of Christianso in the northern Baltic Sea.
1808 · Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn

Age 4

Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn, The Cross of Honour of the Order of the Dannebrog, is an award connected to the Danish Order of the Dannebrog. The cross was instituted by King Frederick VI of Denmark and Norway on June 28, 1808 and was named Dannebrogsmendenes Haederstegn until 1952. The award is given to any Dane who has provided a service to Denmark through a noble deed. The cross is considered an additional recognition if awarded to someone who is already a holder of the Order.
1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark

Age 25

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.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Jens, a reduced form of Johannes ( see John ). This is Denmark's most frequent surname.

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Sources (1)

  • Peder Jensen Grón, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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