Petra Pedersen

17 April 1898–
Blæstad, Hedmark, Norway

The Life 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.

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Family Time Line

Peter Petersen
1869–
Beate Børresdatter
1862–
Karen Bertea Pedersen
1889–1945
Gunda Pedersen
1893–1976
Kristian Pedersen
1895–
Petra Pedersen
1898–
Johan Pedersen
1900–
Ingrid Augusta Pedersen
1901–
Sigurd Pedersen
1904–
Borghild Pedersen
1908–

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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 (3)

  • 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
  • 1900 Census - 001 Peter Pedersen - 0089 Norderhaug - 002 - Census districts summary - 1900 census for Vang - The Digital Archive

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