Peder Mortensen

1654–29 July 1705 (Age 51)
Bornholm, Denmark

The Life of Peder

When Peder Mortensen was born in 1654, in Bornholm, Denmark, his father, Morten Nielsen, was 34 and his mother, Giertrud Mortensdatter, was 37. He married Karen Jensen about 1678, in Bornholm, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 29 July 1705, in Østerlars, Bornholm, Denmark, at the age of 51, and was buried in Østerlarsker, Bornholm, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Peder Mortensen
1654–1705
Karen Jensen
1658–1706
Marriage: about 1678
Jens Pedersen
1679–1747
Lars Pedersen
1680–1727
Anders Pedersen
1684–1705
Morten Pedersen
1686–
Margrethe Pedersdatter
1688–
Hans Pedersen
1693–1741

Spouse and Children

    Male1654–1705Male

    Karen Jensen

    Female1658–1706Female

MARRIAGE
about 1678
Bornholm, Denmark
children

(6)

    Male1679–1747Male

    Lars Pedersen

    Male1680–1727Male

    Anders Pedersen

    Male1684–1705Male

    Morten Pedersen

    Male1686–Male

    Margrethe Pedersdatter

    Female1688–Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(3)

World Events (1)

1701 · Oldest Naval Academy in the World

Age 47

The Royal Danish Naval Academy was established in 1701 to educate then commission all officers into the Royal Danish Navy. It is the oldest, still-existing, officers' academy in the world.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian, Dutch, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Morten ( see Martin 1).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Peder Mortensen - Church record: Burial record or certificate: birth: about 1654;
  • Legacy NFS Source: Peder Mortensen - Church record: Burial record or certificate

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