Peder Larsen

Torup, Frederiksborg, Denmark

The Life of Peder

When Peder Larsen was born on 26 May 1811, in Torup, Frederiksborg, Denmark, his father, Lars Nielsen, was 38 and his mother, Kirsten Andersdatter, was 36.

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Lars Nielsen
Kirsten Andersdatter
Niels Larsen
Anders Larsen
Inger Kirstine Andersdatter
Dorthe Kirstine Larsdatter
Margrethe Larsdatter
Peder Larsen
Peder Larsen
Lars Larsen

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World Events (6)


Age 3

Denmark cedes Norway to Sweden.
1818 · Danmarks Nationalbank

Age 7

Danmarks Nationalbank is the central bank of the Kingdom of Denmark and serves as an independent and credible institution that issues the krone, the Danish currency. The bank undertakes all functions related to the management of the Danish central-government debt.
1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

Age 36

The Casino Theatre was built as an entertainment center by Georg Carstensen but was converted into a theatre in 1848. After many years of never gaining popularity, it was closed in 1937 and demolished in 1960.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Lars, Scandinavian equivalent of Lawrence .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Peder Larsen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Peder, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Peder Larsen, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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