Gunder Pedersen

14 April 1837–
Odalen, Strøm, Hedemarkens Amt, Norway

The Life of Gunder

When Gunder Pedersen was born on 14 April 1837, in Odalen, Strøm, Hedemarkens Amt, Norway, his father, Peder Pedersen Kankrud, was 28 and his mother, Kirsti Gundersdatter Hovde-eie, was 31. He lived in Nord-Odal, Hedmark, Norway in 1837.

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Peder Pedersen Kankrud
Kirsti Gundersdatter Hovde-eie
Peder Peterson
Sophie Pedersdatter Hovdesveen
Anna Pederdatter
Gunder Pedersen
Gunder Pedersen
Karen Pedersdatter
Christian Pedersen

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World Events (7)

1843 · Edvard Grieg

Age 6

Birth year of renown musical composer and pianist. Born in Bergen, Norway. Musical composer and pianist whose music is known worldwide. His use and development of Norwegian folk music in his own compositions brought the music of Norway to develop a national identity,
1845 · Nonconformist Act

Age 8

The Nonconformist Act recognized Christian dissenter churches. It became legal to organize churches of other denominations.
1869 · Gustav Vigeland

Age 32

Birth year of Gustav Vigeland. Well-known Norwegian sculptor. His statues can be seen in Frogner Park in Oslo which sculpture area occupies 80 acres.

Name Meaning

Norwegian and Danish: patronymic from Peter .

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

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  • Gunder Pedersen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Gunder Pedersen, "Norway, Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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