Peder Pedersen

1755–25 August 1820 (Age 65)
Beldringe, Præstø, Denmark

The Life of Peder

Peder Pedersen was born in 1755, in Beldringe, Præstø, Denmark. He married Else Jensdatter in 1780. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 25 August 1820, in his hometown, at the age of 65, and was buried in Beldringe, Præstø, Denmark.

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Peder Pedersen
Else Jensdatter
Marriage: 1780
Maren Pedersen
Jacob Pedersen
Jens Pedersen

Spouse and Children



    Maren Pedersen


    Jacob Pedersen



World Events (7)

1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)

Age 7

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

Age 21

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 34

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)

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

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