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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Peder Siverson Gjedrem
Inger Svalesdotter Gjedrem
Marriage: about 1651
Inger Pedersdatter Gjedrem
Peder Pedersen Gjedrem
Aagot Pedersdatter

Spouse and Children

about 1651
Rogaland, Norway


    Inger Pedersdatter Gjedrem


    Peder Pedersen Gjedrem


    Aagot Pedersdatter


Parents and Siblings



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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