Bodil Pedersdatter

Brief Life History of Bodil

When Bodil Pedersdatter was born about 1682, in Falling, Åkær, Denmark, her father, Peder Nielsen Møller, was 35 and her mother, Apelone Jacobsdatter, was 34. She married Søren Hansen on 22 June 1704, in Falling, Åkær, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She died in February 1716, in Ålstrup, Falling, Hads, Århus, Denmark, at the age of 35, and was buried in Falling, Åkær, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Søren Hansen
1661–1729
Bodil Pedersdatter
1682–1716
Marriage: 22 June 1704
Kirsten Sørensdatter
1704–1734
Hans Sørensen
1711–
Anna Sorensdatter
1707–1708
Anna Sorensdatter
1708–1708
Peder Sørensen
1709–
Jens Sørensen
1712–
Kirsten Sorensdatter
1715–1715

Sources (3)

  • Botilla Petersdatter in entry for Hans Sørensen Arrilt, "Denmark Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Bodild Pedersdatter in entry for Soren Hansen, "Denmark Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • KB 1694-1779 Falling, Hads, Aarhus

World Events (2)

1701 · Oldest Naval Academy in the World

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.

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.

Name Meaning

From an Old Norse personal name from bót ‘remedy, compensation’ + hildr ‘battle’.

Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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