Peder Pedersen

22 December 1793–25 July 1867 (Age 73)
Ogna, Hå, Rogaland, Norway

The Life of Peder

When Peder Pedersen was born on 22 December 1793, in Ogna, Hå, Rogaland, Norway, his father, Peder Pedersen, was 27 and his mother, Marta Malena Eriksdatter Bø, was 25. He married Astrid Svendsdatter on 17 December 1815. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 25 July 1867, in Nuuk, Kitaa, Greenland, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

Peder Pedersen
1793–1867
Astrid Svendsdatter
1788–1878
Marriage: 17 December 1815
Anna Pedersdtr
1815–1880
Karen Pedersdr
1818–
Marta Malena Pedersdtr
1821–1894
Svend Pedersen Opstad
1824–1900
Peder Pederson
1826–1900
Asselina Pedersen
1829–
Olina Pedersdtr
1830–

Spouse and Children

    Male1793–1867Male

    Astrid Svendsdatter

    Female1788–1878Female

MARRIAGE
17 December 1815
children

(7)

    Anna Pedersdtr

    Female1815–1880Female

    Karen Pedersdr

    Female1818–Female

    Female1821–1894Female

    Male1824–1900Male

    Peder Pederson

    Male1826–1900Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Peder Pedersen

    Male1766–1801Male

    Marta Malena Eriksdatter Bø

    Female1768–Female

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1801 · 1801 Norwegian Census

Age 8

It listed all family members living on each farm. Also those living in the cities.
1810 · Vaccinations

Age 17

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
1814 · Syttende Mai (17th May)

Age 21

Constitution declared Norway to be an independent kingdom to avoid being ceded to Sweden from Denmark. Celebrated by Norwegians & Norwegian-Americans on May 17th each year.

Name Meaning

Norwegian and Danish: patronymic from Peter .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Peder Pedersen in entry for Lars Ellingsen, "Norway Marriages, 1660-1926"
  • Peder Pedersen in entry for Sven Pedersen and Anne Kirstine Svensdatter, "Norway Marriages, 1660-1926"
  • Peder Pedersen, "Norway, Marriages, 1660-1926"

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