Peder Pedersen

15 December 1799–10 November 1877 (Age 77)
Vadsø, Finnmark, Norway

The Life of Peder

When Peder Pedersen was born on 15 December 1799, in Vadsø, Finnmark, Norway, his father, Peder Jensen, was 44 and his mother, Johana Malena Hansdatter, was 42. He married Elen Christine Christensdatter on 6 August 1826, in Finnmark, Norway. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 10 November 1877, in Finnmark, Norway, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

Peder Pedersen
1799–1877
Elen Christine Christensdatter
1805–1865
Marriage: 6 August 1826
Johanne Malene Persdatter
1826–1900
Peder Andreas Peterson
1829–1917

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
6 August 1826
Finnmark, Norway
children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1801 · 1801 Norwegian Census

Age 2

It listed all family members living on each farm. Also those living in the cities.
1810 · Vaccinations

Age 11

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
1825 · Sloopers

Age 26

First organized group of emigrants to leave Norway. First emigration to America began with the Sloopers who left in an undersized sloop “Restauration” sailed from Stavanger, Norway on July 4th, 1825.

Name Meaning

Norwegian and Danish: patronymic from Peter .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Per Peterson in entry for Peter Andrew Peterson, "Minnesota Deaths, 1887-2001"
  • Per Persen in entry for Johanne Malene Pedersen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Peder Pedersen, "Norway Marriages, 1660-1926"

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