Peder Pedersen

Male22 December 1793–25 July 1867

Brief Life History 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, in Nærbø, Rogaland, Norway. 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
Astrid Svendsdatter
Marriage: 17 December 1815
Anna Pedersdatter Opstad
Karen Pedersdatter Opstad
Marta Malena Pedersdatter Opstad
Olina Pedersdatter Opstad
Svend Pedersen Opstad
Peder Pederson Opstad
Asselina Pedersdatter Opstad

Sources (19)

  • Peder Pedersen, "Norway, Marriages, 1660-1926"
  • Peder Pedersen, "Norway Church Books, 1815-1930"
  • Peder Pedersen, "Norway, Marriages, 1660-1926"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 December 1815Nærbø, Rogaland, Norway
  • Children (7)

    +2 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    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

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Lars, Niels, Bjorn, Knud, Nils, Anders, Jorgen, Egil, Einer, Knut, Peer.

    Norwegian and Danish: patronymic from the personal name Peder (see Peter ). This surname is also found in northern Germany. Compare Petersen 2 and Peterson 1.

    English: variant of Peterson .

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

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