Peder Hougnesen Heer

1791–
Heer, Hedmark, Norway

The Life Summary of Peder

When Peder Hougnesen Heer was born in 1791, in Heer, Hedmark, Norway, his father, Hougne Pedersen Løkkerlia, was 24 and his mother, Eli Gunnersdatter Heer, was 26.

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Family Time Line

Hougne Pedersen Løkkerlia
1767–
Eli Gunnersdatter Heer
1765–
Berte Haugnesdatter Tjagmo
1789–1837
Peder Hougnesen Heer
1791–
Hans Haugnesen Heer
1793–1793
Kirsti Haagnesd.
1796–1798
Hans Haagnesen
1797–
Hans Haugnesen
1799–
Gunder Haagensen
1802–
Helene Haagnesd.
1806–1806
Kirsti Høgnesdatter Delbekk
1806–1806

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1801 · 1801 Norwegian Census
Age 10
It listed all family members living on each farm. Also those living in the cities.
1810 · Vaccinations
Age 19
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
1825 · Sloopers
Age 34
First organized group of emigrants to leave Norway. First emigration to America began with the Sloopers who left in an undersized sloop “Restauration” sailed from Stavanger, Norway on July 4th, 1825.

Name Meaning

form of the name of the best-known of all Christ's apostles, traditionally regarded as the founder of the Christian Church. The name derives, via Latin, from Greek petros ‘stone, rock’. This is used as a translation of the Aramaic byname Cephas, given to the apostle Simon son of Jona, to distinguish him from another of the same name ( Simon Zelotes ). ‘When Jesus beheld him, he said, Thou art Simon the son of Jona: thou shalt be called Cephas, which is by interpretation, A stone’ (John 1:42). According to Matthew 16:17–18, Christ says more explicitly, ‘Blessed art thou, Simon Bar-jona … thou art Peter, and upon this rock I will build my church’. The name has been in continuous use since the Middle Ages.

Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

Sources (1)

  • Hedmark fylke, Strøm (Odalen), Ministerialbok nr. 3 (1741-1803)

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