Peder Christensen

1800–1808 (Age 7)
Ejby, Glostrup, Copenhagen, Denmark

The Life of Peder

When Peder Christensen was born on 22 December 1800, in Ejby, Glostrup, Copenhagen, Denmark, his father, Christen Pedersen, was 32 and his mother, Giertrud Andersdatter, was 37. He died on 27 February 1808, at the age of 7, and was buried in Glostrup, Copenhagen, Denmark.

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Christen Pedersen
Giertrud Andersdatter
Christen Christensen
Bodil Christensen
Anders Christensen
Peder Christensen
Anders Christensen
Anne Christensen

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World Events (2)

1805 · Christianso Lighthouse

Age 5

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

Age 8

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.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Christen .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • Peder Pedersen, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Peder Christensen, "Denmark Burials, 1640-1917"

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