Petter Olaus Jørgensen

Brief Life History of Petter Olaus

When Petter Olaus Jørgensen was born in 1810, in Nord-Trøndelag, Norway, his father, Jørgen Olsen Staberg, was 44 and his mother, Ingebor Pedersdatter, was 26. He married Brynild Anna Andreasdatter Øren on 28 February 1839, in Leksvik Prestegjeld, Nord-Trøndelag, Norway. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 6 daughters.

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Petter Olaus Jørgensen
Brynild Anna Andreasdatter Øren
Marriage: 28 February 1839
Ingebor Anna Pettersdatter
Bertina Pettersdatter
Jette Maria Pettersdatter
Anna Margrethe Pettersdatter
Lina Anette Pettersdatter
Berith Anna Petersdatter Vinge
Aage Pettersen

Sources (16)

  • Peder Jorgensen, "Norway, Marriages, 1660-1926"
  • Petter Jørgensen, "Norway Church Books, 1815-1930"
  • Petter Jørgensen, "Norway Church Books, 1815-1930"

World Events (8)

1810 · Vaccinations

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

1810 · Ole Bull

Eminent Norwegian violinist and composer. Renown Norwegian violinist and composer who toured multiple times in the US. Family friend with Edvard Grieg.

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,

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Aagot, Niels. German Hans, Hilde, Kurt, Uwe.

In some cases also an Americanized form of Danish or Norwegian Jørgensen (see Jorgensen ).

North German (Jürgensen): patronymic from the personal name Jürgen, Low German form of George . It is also found in Denmark. Compare Juergensen .

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

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