Christoffer Pedersen Bjerken

December 1786–25 January 1808 (Age 21)
Leksvik Prestegjeld, Nord-Trøndelag, Norway

The Life of Christoffer Pedersen

When Christoffer Pedersen Bjerken was born in December 1786, in Leksvik Prestegjeld, Nord-Trøndelag, Norway, his father, Peder Roaldsen Bjerken, was 38 and his mother, Gjertrud Cristoffersdatter Skjelbrei, was 28. He died on 25 January 1808, at the age of 21, and was buried in Nord-Trøndelag, Norway.

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Family Time Line

Peder Roaldsen Bjerken
1748–1830
Gjertrud Cristoffersdatter Skjelbrei
1758–1839
Christoffer Pedersen Bjerken
1786–1808
Andreas Pedersen Bjerken
1795–
Johannes Pedersen Bjerken
1787–
John Pedersen Bjerken
1789–
Ole Pedersen
1790–1808
Peder Pedersen Bjerken
1792–
Niels Pedersen Bjerken
1798–
Lars Pedersen
1800–1806
Otte Pedersen Bjerken
1803–1889

Parents and Siblings

    Peder Roaldsen Bjerken

    Male1748–1830Male

    Gjertrud Cristoffersdatter Skjelbrei

    Female1758–1839Female

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (1)

1801 · 1801 Norwegian Census

Age 15

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

Name Meaning

Dutch: patronymic from the personal name Berk .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Christopher Pedersen, "Norway, Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Christoffer Pedersen - birth: ; Nord Trondelag, Norway
  • Legacy NFS Source: Christoffer Pedersen -

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