Jacob Pedersen

24 April 1712–
Svendborg, Denmark

The Life of Jacob

When Jacob Pedersen was christened on 24 April 1712, in Svendborg, Denmark, his father, Peder Jorgensen, was 22 and his mother, Anna Larsen, was 15.

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Family Time Line

Peder Jorgensen
1690–1771
Anna Larsen
1697–1758
Jacob Pedersen
1712–
Jens Pedersen
1714–1715
Jens Pedersen
1716–1716
Anne Pedersen
1718–1719
Lars Pedersen
1719–
Nels Pedersen
1722–
Anna Pedersdatter
1723–
Mette Pedersen
1724–
Anne Pedersen
1726–
Stillborn Pedersen
1731–1731

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World Events (3)

1713 · Royal Danish Military Academy

The Royal Danish Military Academy educated and commissioned all officers for the Royal Danish Army. The Military Academy function was initiated in 1713 by request of King Frederick IV on inspiration from the Naval Academy.
1729

Greenland becomes Danish province.
1730 · Danish Asia Company

The Danish Asiatic Company was a trading company established to revive the dwindling Danish trade with the East Indies and China. It was taken over by the Danish government in 1772 and continued to run until around 1843.

Name Meaning

Norwegian and Danish: patronymic from Peter .

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

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