Lars Pedersen

1783–1857 (Age 74)
Østrup, Odense, Denmark

The Life of Lars

When Lars Pedersen was born in April 1783, in Østrup, Odense, Denmark, his father, Peder Jeppesen, was 33 and his mother, Dorthe Hansdatter, was 29. He married Karen Knudsdatter on 19 November 1813, in Norup, Lunde, Odense, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He died on 5 April 1857, in Norup, Lunde, Odense, Denmark, at the age of 74.

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Lars Pedersen
Karen Knudsdatter
Marriage: 19 November 1813
Dorthe Larsen
Sidsel Katrine Larsen

Spouse & Children

  • Male1783–1857Male

  • Karen Knudsdatter


19 November 1813
Norup, Lunde, Odense, Denmark


  • Dorthe Larsen


  • Sidsel Katrine Larsen


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World Events (7)

1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn

Age 6

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.
1792 · Det Classenske Fideicommis

Age 9

Det Classenske Fideicommis is a Danish charitable foundation formed by the industrialist Major General Johan Frederik Classen after he left behind his wealth and possessions in his will to help alleviate poverty and misery to those in the country. Today, it grants around 2 million kroner annually to those in need.
1805 · Christianso Lighthouse

Age 22

The Christianso Lighthouse is one of Denmark's oldest lighthouses and the first to have a flashing light. It was built on the island of Christianso in the northern Baltic Sea.

Name Meaning

Norwegian and Danish: patronymic from Peter .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Lars Pedersen in household of Hans Rasmussen, "Denmark Census, 1845"
  • Lars Pedersen, "Denmark Census, 1840"
  • Lars Pedersen, "Denmark Census, 1834"

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