Karen Pedersen

about 1803–
Gadstrup, Ramsø, Copenhagen, Denmark

The Life of Karen

Karen Pedersen was born about 1803, in Gadstrup, Ramsø, Copenhagen, Denmark. She married Ole Larsen on 22 May 1841.

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Ole Larsen
1770–1847
Karen Pedersen
1803–
Marriage: 22 May 1841

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
22 May 1841

World Events (3)

1805 · Christianso Lighthouse

Age 2

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 5

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.
1814

Age 11

Denmark cedes Norway to Sweden.

Name Meaning

Norwegian and Danish: patronymic from Peter .

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

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