Johannes Pedersen Backe

Brief Life History of Johannes

When Johannes Pedersen Backe was born in 1738, in Botne, Vestfold, Norway, his father, Peder Pedersen Pedersen Bakke, was 37 and his mother, Maren Olsdatter Kolstad, was 36. He died about 1740, at the age of 3.

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Peder Pedersen Pedersen Bakke
Maren Olsdatter Kolstad
Ole Pedersen Backe
Karen Pedersdatter
Peder Pedersen Backe
Jahn Pedersen Backe
Else Pedersdatter Backe
Johannes Pedersen Backe
Johannes Backe Pedersen
Marthe Pedersdatter
Kirsti Pedersdatter Backe

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    1739 · Universal schooling

    First school law to begin universal schooling in Norway. They taught the subjects of Christianity, reading, writing, arithmetic. Compulsory schooling from the age of seven and at least until ten to twelve years old.

    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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