Christine Pedersdatter Nygard

Brief Life History of Christine

When Christine Pedersdatter Nygard was born on 4 November 1839, in Nord-Odal, Hedmark, Norway, her father, Peder Olsen Illgo, was 33 and her mother, Berthe Gundersdatter Delbekk, was 32. She married Peder Andersen Svarverud on 22 August 1861. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 25 January 1901, in Nord-Odal, Hedmark, Norway, at the age of 61.

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Peder Andersen Svarverud
Christine Pedersdatter Nygard
Marriage: 22 August 1861
Dina Mathea Pedersen
Anders Pedersen
Polmar Pedersen Illgoshaugen
Brede Pedersen Illgoshaugen
Thea Amalie Pedersdatter Bjelker
Anders Ilgoshaugen Aasheim
Ole Pedersen
Gustav Pedersen
Petter Pedersen Illgoshaugen

Sources (17)

  • Kristine Pedersdt in household of Peder Andersen, "Norway Census, 1875"
  • Kirstine Pedersdr, "Norway, Marriages, 1660-1926"
  • Christine Pedersdtr in entry for S. Polmar, "Norway Church Books, 1815-1930"

World Events (8)

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.

1857 · Theodor Kittelsen

Birth year of Theodor Kittelsen. One of the most popular artists in Norway. He became famous for his nature paintings, as well as his illustrations of fairy tales and legends, especially of trolls.

Name Meaning

form of Christina . It was popular in the medieval period, when it appears to have been used interchangeably with Christian , and again in Britain at the end of the 19th century. In the United States it was particularly popular from the 1950s to the 1970s.

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

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