Peder Larsen

8 August 1802–
Ballerup, København, Denmark

The Life of Peder

When Peder Larsen was christened on 8 August 1802, in Ballerup, København, Denmark, his father, Lars Pedersen, was 30 and his mother, Maren Andersen, was 27. He married Maren Jensdatter on 25 October 1839, in Ballerup, København, Denmark. He lived in Ballerup, Smørum, Copenhagen, Denmark in 1840.

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Peder Larsen
Maren Jensdatter
Marriage: 25 October 1839

Spouse and Children

25 October 1839
Ballerup, København, Denmark

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World Events (7)

1805 · Christianso Lighthouse

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.
1808 · Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn

Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn, The Cross of Honour of the Order of the Dannebrog, is an award connected to the Danish Order of the Dannebrog. The cross was instituted by King Frederick VI of Denmark and Norway on June 28, 1808 and was named Dannebrogsmendenes Haederstegn until 1952. The award is given to any Dane who has provided a service to Denmark through a noble deed. The cross is considered an additional recognition if awarded to someone who is already a holder of the Order.
1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

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.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Lars, Scandinavian equivalent of Lawrence .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Peder Larsen, "Denmark Census, 1840"
  • Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941; pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1961-33443-8568-63
  • 1840 Ballerup Census - Peder Larsen Family

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