Petra Pedersen

17 April 1898–
Blæstad, Hedmark, Norway

The Life Summary of Petra

When Petra Pedersen was born on 17 April 1898, in Blæstad, Hedmark, Norway, her father, Peter Petersen, was 29 and her mother, Beate Børresdatter, was 35. She lived in Hedemarkens Amt, Norway in 1898 and Vang, Hamar, Hedmark, Norway in 1900.

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Peter Petersen
Beate Børresdatter
Karen Bertea Pedersen
Gunda Pedersen
Kristian Pedersen
Petra Pedersen
Johan Pedersen
Ingrid Augusta Pedersen
Sigurd Pedersen
Borghild Pedersen

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World Events (3)

1900 · 1900 Norwegian Census
Age 2
Enumerates all persons in Norway on 3 Dec 1900. Also includes data of individuals on Norwegian ships. Includes names, birthdates & birthplaces, marital status, position in family, occupation, nationality etc.
1904 · Åsta Holth
Age 6
Birth year of Åsta Holth. Well-known Norwegian author who was born at Svullrya in Hedmark county. She was of Forest Finnish descent. Many of her written works were about the residents of Finnskogen. Norwegian novelist, poet and short story writer. 
1940 · Norway in WW II
Age 42
German occupation of Norway from 9 April 1940 to 9 May 1945. Much damage was done to northern Norway.

Name Meaning

Norwegian and Danish: patronymic from Peter .

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

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Sources (5)

  • Petra Pedersen in household of Peter Pedersen, "Norway Census, 1900"
  • Petra Pedersen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • 1910 Census - 001 Peter Pedersen - 0047 Stor - Hubredeie - 003 Kirkekredsen - Census districts summary - 1910 census for Vang - The Digital Archive

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