Peder Olsen

1798–1847 (Age 49)
Teigland, Skånevik, Hordaland, Norway

The Life Summary of Peder

When Peder Olsen was born in 1798, in Teigland, Skånevik, Hordaland, Norway, his father, Ola Pedersen Teigland, was 25 and his mother, Marita Torgeirsdatter, was 24. He married Marta Sjursdotter Bjelland on 6 June 1828, in Skånevik, Hordaland, Norway. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 7 daughters. He died in 1847, at the age of 49.

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Family Time Line

Peder Olsen
1798–1847
Marta Sjursdotter Bjelland
1808–1873
Marriage: 6 June 1828
Ola Persson Teigland
1826–1826
Ola Persson
1828–1828
Marta Persdtr. Teigland
1830–1906
Marta Persdtr
1833–
Brita Persdtr
1835–
Brita Persdotter Teigland
1836–1929
Guro Pedersdr
1840–1840
Guro Pedersdr
1841–1845
Ales Pedersdr
1844–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 June 1828Skånevik, Hordaland, Norway
  • Children

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1801 · 1801 Norwegian Census
    Age 3
    It listed all family members living on each farm. Also those living in the cities.
    1810 · Vaccinations
    Age 12
    Royal order issued by the King of Norway and Denmark in 1810 required everyone to have a certificate of smallpox vaccination. This was also recorded in the Church records. 33
    1812 · Record-keeping
    Age 14
    A uniform system for keeping church records was introduced by royal ordinance in December 1812. Prior to that there were no directions on how to keep church records. It required that a duplicate register be kept in a separate place.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 24356;2007: 44681; 2010: 59356)Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Nils, Lars, Alf, Thor, Niels, Sven, Jorgen, Helmer, Iver, Arnfinn.Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Ole, a short form of Olaf, Olav (see Olafsen ). This surname is the third most common in Norway. It is also established in northeastern England and in northern Germany. Compare Ohlsen , Olesen , Oleson , and Olson .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Ohlsen
    Ollison
    Olafsen
    Olesen
    Oleson

    Sources (10)

    • Peder Olsen, "Norway, Marriages, 1660-1926"
    • Peder Olsen in entry for Guro Pedersdr, "Norway, Baptisms, 1634-1927"
    • Peder Olsen in entry for Britha Pedersdr, "Norway, Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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