Peder Laursen

about 1734–20 May 1792 (Age 58)
Ubby, Holbæk, Denmark

The Life of Peder

When Peder Laursen was born about 1734, in Ubby, Holbæk, Denmark, his father, Laurits Jespersen, was 34 and his mother, Karen Clausdatter, was 31. He married Anna Nielsdatter about 1755, in Ubby, Holbæk, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 20 May 1792, at the age of 58, and was buried in Ubby, Holbæk, Denmark.

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Peder Laursen
Anna Nielsdatter
Marriage: about 1755
Niels Pedersen
Karen Pedersen

Spouse and Children

about 1755
Ubby, Holbæk, Denmark


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World Events (6)

1737 · Meyercrones Stiftelse

Age 3

Meyercrones Stiftelse was founded by the widow of Henning de Meyercrone after he had served as Danish envoy in France. Christiane Meyercrone, Henning's widow, managed the property until her death in 1738. Her niece became the new manager of the foundation and arranged for its charter to be written in 1830. The original, small building was replaced by a larger building in 1933.
1742 · Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters

Age 8

The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters is a non-governmental science Academy founded in 1742 for the purpose of advancements of science in Denmark.
1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)

Age 28

The Old City Hall was built in 1762 and served as the city hall until 1912. the Hall was modelled after the City Hall that was destroyed in the Copenhagen Fire in 1795. Today the building is used only for ceremonial and representative purposes.

Name Meaning

Norwegian, Danish, and North German: patronymic from Laur, a short form of Lawrence .

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

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