Mauritz Pedersen

Male1761–2 May 1822

Brief Life History of Mauritz

Mauritz Pedersen was born in 1761, in Våge, Lødingen, Nordland, Norway as the son of Peder Carstensen and ?. He had at least 1 son with Martha Samuelsdatter. He died on 2 May 1822, at the age of 61.

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Family Time Line

Mauritz Pedersen
1761–1822
Martha Samuelsdatter
1790–
Samuel Mortinius Moritzen
1818–1836

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    Spouse and Children

    Children (1)

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    Siblings (4)

    World Events (3)

    1801 · 1801 Norwegian Census

    Age 40

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

    1810 · Vaccinations

    Age 49

    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

    Age 49

    Eminent Norwegian violinist and composer. Renown Norwegian violinist and composer who toured multiple times in the US. Family friend with Edvard Grieg.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Lars, Niels, Bjorn, Knud, Nils, Anders, Jorgen, Egil, Einer, Knut, Peer.

    Norwegian and Danish: patronymic from the personal name Peder (see Peter ). This surname is also found in northern Germany. Compare Petersen 2 and Peterson 1.

    English: variant of Peterson .

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

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