Peder Larsen

Brief Life History of Peder

When Peder Larsen was born about 1768, in Vind, Bøvling, Denmark, his father, Laurids Larsen, was 48 and his mother, Karen Sorensdatter, was 35.

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Family Time Line

Laurids Larsen
1721–1806
Karen Sorensdatter
1734–1825
Lars Larsen
1756–1805
Soren Lauridsen
1762–
Karen Larsen
1767–1778
Peder Larsen
1768–
Niels Larsen
1759–
Jacob Larsen
1762–
Mr. Larsen
1762–1763
Inger Larsen
1774–

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    World Events (3)

    1776 · Kongens Klub

    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

    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

    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

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Lars, Nels, Niels, Sven, Thor, Knud, Nils, Per, Jorgen, Alf, Bjorn.

    Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Lars, an equivalent of Lawrence . This is also an Americanized form of the cognate Larssen. Compare Larson 1, Larrison , and Lawson 2.

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

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