Peder Siverson Gjedrem

Maleabout 1628–

Brief Life History of Peder

When Peder Siverson Gjedrem was born about 1628, in Bjerkreim, Rogaland, Norway, his father, Siver Roalson Grøsfjell, was 55 and his mother, Malena Olsdatter, was 24. He married Inger Svalesdotter Gjedrem about 1651, in Rogaland, Norway. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters.

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Peder Siverson Gjedrem
about 1628–
Inger Svalesdotter Gjedrem
Marriage: about 1651
Inger Pedersdatter Gjedrem
Peder Pedersen Gjedrem
about 1662–1696
Ågot Pedersdatter Gjedrem

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    Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1651Rogaland, Norway
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (3)

    World Events (4)

    1685 · Norway Church

    Age 57

    The State Church of Norway passed a law which required ministers to keep a written record of all baptisms, marriages, burials.

    1700 · Norwegian calendar change

    Age 72

    1n 1700 Norway changed from the Julian Calendar to the Gregorian Calendar. The day after 18 Feb in the Julian Calendar became 1 March in the Gregorian calendar.

    1736 · Confirmation & education

    Age 108

    Law of 1736 legally established Confirmation in the Lutheran Church which led to organized education for all children. These became important records which the Pastor kept.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels.

    Americanized form of Norwegian and Danish Sivertsen or of any of its cognates, such as Syvertsen and the very rare Siversen. Compare Severson , Sivertson , and Syverson , see also 2 below.

    Americanized form of Swedish Siversson, a cognate of 1 above; it is a patronymic from the personal name Siver, which is a variant of Sivert .

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

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