Hans Jon Pedersen

Asker, Akershus, Norway

The Life of Hans Jon

When Hans Jon Pedersen was born in 1655, in Asker, Akershus, Norway, his father, Peder Joensen Fusdal, was 18 and his mother, Sidsel Olsdatter, was 25.

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Peder Joensen Fusdal
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

Norwegian and Danish: patronymic from Peter .

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

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