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