Peder Siverson Gjedrem

about 1628–
Bjerkreim, Rogaland, Norway

The Life of Peder

Peder Siverson Gjedrem was born about 1628, in Bjerkreim, Rogaland, Norway as the son of Malena Olsdatter. 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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Family Time Line

Peder Siverson Gjedrem
1628–
Inger Svalesdotter Gjedrem
1623–1709
Marriage: about 1651
Inger Pedersdatter Gjedrem
1660–1719
Peder Pedersen Gjedrem
1662–1696
Aagot Pedersdatter
1665–1709

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1651
Rogaland, Norway
children

(3)

    Inger Pedersdatter Gjedrem

    Female1660–1719Female

    Peder Pedersen Gjedrem

    Male1662–1696Male

    Aagot Pedersdatter

    Female1665–1709Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(4)

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

Americanized form of Scandinavian Syversen ( see Syverson ), Sivertsen , Sivertson , or Syvertsen .

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

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