Peder Pedersen

Male20 August 1797–

Brief Life History of Peder

When Peder Pedersen was born on 20 August 1797, in Albæk, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Peder Pedersen, was 40 and his mother, Dorthe Pedersdatter, was 32. He married Maren Jonasdatter on 1 November 1822, in Albæk, Hjørring, Denmark. He lived in Albæk, Dronninglund, Hjørring, Denmark in 1834.

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Peder Pedersen
Maren Jonasdatter
Marriage: 1 November 1822

Sources (2)

  • Peder Pedersen in household of Ole Seyolsen, "Denmark Census, 1834"
  • Peder Pedersen, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 November 1822Albæk, Hjørring, Denmark
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)

    1805 · Christianso Lighthouse

    Age 8

    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 11

    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 32

    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

    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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