Peder Jeppesen

1749–1830 (Age 80)
Østrup, Lunde, Odense, Denmark

The Life of Peder

When Peder Jeppesen was born on 14 September 1749, in Østrup, Lunde, Odense, Denmark, his father, Jeppe Rasmusen, was 40 and his mother, Maren Jepsdatter, was 41. He married Dorthe Hansdatter on 15 November 1773, in Otterup, Lunde, Odense, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 3 July 1830, in his hometown, at the age of 80, and was buried in Østrup, Lunde, Odense, Denmark.

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Peder Jeppesen
Dorthe Hansdatter
Marriage: 15 November 1773
Jens Pedersen
Hans Pedersen
Christian Carl Pedersen
Jeppe Pedersen
Lars Pedersen
Maren Pedersdatter
Johannes Pedersen
Jens Pedersen

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15 November 1773
Otterup, Lunde, Odense, Denmark


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World Events (7)

1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)

Age 13

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.
1776 · Kongens Klub

Age 27

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 40

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.

Name Meaning

Danish: variant of Jepsen .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Peder Jeppesen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Peder Ibsen in entry for Jens Pedersen, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Peder Ibsen in entry for Jens Pedersen, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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