Hans Jon Pedersen

Asker, Akershus, Norway

The Life Summary of Hans Jon

When Hans Jon Pedersen was born in 1655, in Asker, Akershus, Norway, his father, Peter Joensen, was 30 and his mother, Sidsel Olsdatter, was 25.

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Peter Joensen
Sidsel Olsdatter
Hans Jon Pedersen
Ellen Pedersdatter
Anne Pedersdatter
Joen Pedersen

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World Events (3)

1685 · Norway Church
Age 30
The State Church of Norway passed a law which required ministers to keep a written record of all baptisms, marriages, burials.
1700 · Norwegian calendar change
Age 45
1n 1700 Norway changed from the Julian Calendar to the Gregorian Calendar. The day after 18 Feb in the Julian Calendar became 1 March in the Gregorian calendar.
1736 · Confirmation & education
Age 81
Law of 1736 legally established Confirmation in the Lutheran Church which led to organized education for all children. These became important records which the Pastor kept.

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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