Peder Pedersen

8 January 1827–
Gentofte, Copenhagen, Denmark

The Life of Peder

When Peder Pedersen was born on 8 January 1827, in Gentofte, Copenhagen, Denmark, his father, Peder Mouritsen, was 26 and his mother, Dorthe Pedersdatter, was 21. He lived in Gentofte, Sokkelund, Copenhagen, Denmark for about 10 years.

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Family Time Line

Peder Mouritsen
Dorthe Pedersdatter
Peder Pedersen
Jens Mauritzen Pedersen
Jens Mouritsen Pedersen
Karen Kristine Pedersen
Karen Kirstine Pedersdr
Karen Kirstine Mouritzen
Hans Mauritzen

Parents and Siblings




    Jens Mauritzen Pedersen


    Jens Mouritsen Pedersen


    Karen Kristine Pedersen


    Karen Kirstine Pedersdr


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World Events (8)

1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark

Age 2

Kuffert Sorensen was established in 1829 by Carl Peter Sorensen as a leather goods company. Today the business has five locations and each are run by a member of the Sorensen family.
1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

Age 20

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.
1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks

Age 32

The Copenhagen Waterworks was the first waterworks in Denmark and served the community until 1951. It was one of the first buildings to be built outside Copenhagen's old city walls.

Name Meaning

Norwegian and Danish: patronymic from Peter .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Peter Mauritzen in household of Peter Mauritzen, "Denmark Census, 1850"
  • Peter Pedersen in household of Jacob Nielsen Eiberg, "Denmark Census, 1845"
  • Peder Pedersen in household of Peder Mouritzen, "Denmark Census, 1840"

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