Peter Barentsen or Balthazarsen

11 July 1774–
Hajstrup, Bylderup, Tønder, Denmark

The Life of Peter

When Peter Barentsen or Balthazarsen was born on 11 July 1774, in Hajstrup, Bylderup, Tønder, Denmark, his father, Baltzer Barentsen or Petersen, was 34 and his mother, Bodild Christians, was 30. He married Ellen Peters on 7 April 1798, in Bylderup, Tønder, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter.

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Family Time Line

Peter Barentsen or Balthazarsen
Ellen Peters
Marriage: 7 April 1798
Botilla Balthazars

Spouse and Children

7 April 1798
Bylderup, Tønder, Denmark


Parents and Siblings

    Baltzer Barentsen or Petersen


    Bodild Christians




World Events (7)

1776 · Kongens Klub

Age 2

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

Age 15

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.
1805 · Christianso Lighthouse

Age 31

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Peter Balthazar, "Denmark Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Marriage of Peter Barentsen or Balthazarsen (1798) from
  • Birth/Christening of Peter Barentsen or Balthazarsen (1774) from

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