Gunder Pedersen

Brief Life History of Gunder

When Gunder Pedersen was born on 14 April 1837, in Sør-Odal, Hedmark, 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 Pedersen Hovdbakken
Sophie Pedersdatter Hovdesveen
Anna Pederdatter
Gunder Pedersen
Gunder Pedersen Ruds-Eie
Karen Pedersdatter
Christian Pedersen Frösevolden

Sources (4)

  • Gunder, "Norway Church Books, 1815-1930"
  • Gunder, "Norway Church Books, 1815-1930"
  • Gunder Pedersen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"

World Events (7)

1843 · Edvard Grieg

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

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

1869 · Gustav Vigeland

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

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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