Peder Caspersen Grothe

1657–1727
Borre, Præstø, Denmark

The Life of Peder

When Peder Caspersen Grothe was christened on 30 March 1657, in Borre, Præstø, Denmark, his father, Casper Pedersen Grothe, was 27 and his mother, Ane Pedersdatter, was 31. He married Kirsten Andersdatter on 10 March 1684, in Elmelunde, Præstø, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He was buried in Borre, Præstø, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Peder Caspersen Grothe
1657–1727
Kirsten Andersdatter
1656–1732
Marriage: 10 March 1684
Maren Pedersdatter
1685–1746
Pedersen
1689–1689
Appolone Pedersdatter
1687–
Bodel Pedersdatter
1690–1690
Caspar Pedersen Grothe
1692–1764
Anders Pedersen
1692–
Anders Pedersen
1698–1756

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
10 March 1684
Elmelunde, Præstø, Denmark
children

(7)

  • Female1685–1746Female

  • Appolone Pedersdatter

    Female1687–Female

  • Pedersen

    Male1689–1689Male

  • Bodel Pedersdatter

    Female1690–1690Female

  • Caspar Pedersen Grothe

    Male1692–1764Male

+2 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Casper Pedersen Grothe

    Male1630–1688Male

  • Ane Pedersdatter

    Female1626–1700Female

siblings

(5)

  • Male1657–1727Male

  • Maren Caspersdatter

    Female1658–Female

  • Hans Caspersen

    Male1662–1730Male

  • Female1665–1730Female

  • Rasmus Caspersen

    Male1668–1708Male

World Events (2)

1701 · Oldest Naval Academy in the World

The Royal Danish Naval Academy was established in 1701 to educate then commission all officers into the Royal Danish Navy. It is the oldest, still-existing, officers' academy in the world.
1713 · Royal Danish Military Academy

The Royal Danish Military Academy educated and commissioned all officers for the Royal Danish Army. The Military Academy function was initiated in 1713 by request of King Frederick IV on inspiration from the Naval Academy.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and North German (Holstein): patronymic from the personal name Casper .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Peder, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Peder Caspersen in entry for Maren Pedersen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Peder Caspersen in entry for Madtz Christensen Smid and Maren Pedersdr, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"

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