Niels Pedersen

31 August 1781–
Oslo, Norway

The Life of Niels

When Niels Pedersen was christened on 31 August 1781, in Oslo, Norway, his father, Peder Nielsen, was 26 and his mother, Marte Olsdatter, was 26. He died in Norway.

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Peder Nielsen
Marte Olsdatter
Niels Pedersen
Niels Pedersen
Niels Pedersen
Anne Cathrine Pedersdatter

Parents and Siblings

    Peder Nielsen


    Marte Olsdatter




    Niels Pedersen



    Niels Pedersen


    Anne Cathrine Pedersdatter


World Events (3)

1801 · 1801 Norwegian Census

It listed all family members living on each farm. Also those living in the cities.
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.

Name Meaning

Norwegian and Danish: patronymic from Peter .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Niels Pedersen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Niels Pedersen, "Norway Marriages, 1660-1926"
  • Niels Pedersen in entry for Peder Nielsen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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