Anders Pedersen

1768–1834 (Age 66)
Slaglille, Sorø, Denmark

The Life of Anders

When Anders Pedersen was born about 1768, in Slaglille, Sorø, Denmark, his father, Peder Pedersen, was 38 and his mother, Karen Knudsdatter, was 36. He married Margrethe Jacobsdatter on 7 January 1812, in Pedersborg, Sorø, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. He died on 23 March 1834, in his hometown, at the age of 66, and was buried in Slaglille, Sorø, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Anders Pedersen
Margrethe Jacobsdatter
Marriage: 7 January 1812
Ane Andersdatter
Christian Andersen
Mette Marie Andersdatter
Ane Kirstine Andersdatter
Ane Sophie Andersdatter
Karen Marie Andersdatter

Spouse & Children

7 January 1812
Pedersborg, Sorø, Denmark


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Parents & Siblings

  • Peder Pedersen


  • Karen Knudsdatter




  • Peder Pedersen


  • Maren Pedersdatter


  • Male1768–1834Male

  • Niels Pedersen


World Events (6)

1776 · Kongens Klub

Age 8

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 21

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.
1792 · Det Classenske Fideicommis

Age 24

Det Classenske Fideicommis is a Danish charitable foundation formed by the industrialist Major General Johan Frederik Classen after he left behind his wealth and possessions in his will to help alleviate poverty and misery to those in the country. Today, it grants around 2 million kroner annually to those in need.

Name Meaning

Norwegian and Danish: patronymic from Peter .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Anders Pedersen in entry for Karen Marie Andersd, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Anders Pedersen in entry for Mette Marie Andersd, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Anders Pedersen in entry for Ane Kirstine Andersd, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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