Peder Markussen

September 1801–1867 (Age 65)
Melsomvik, Stokke, Vestfold, Norway

The Life of Peder

When Peder Markussen was born in September 1801, in Melsomvik, Stokke, Vestfold, Norway, his father, Marcus Henriksen Bull, was 31 and his mother, Catarine Winge Johansen, was 30. He married Elisabeth Thoresdatter Hoyer on 30 January 1838, in Hurum, Buskerud, Norway. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He died in 1867, in Svelvik, Vestfold, Norway, at the age of 66.

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Family Time Line

Peder Markussen
1801–1867
Elisabeth Thoresdatter Hoyer
1810–
Marriage: 30 January 1838
Marcus Thorvald Pedersen
1838–1929
Maren Cathrine Pedersen
1840–
Nils Pedersen
1845–1845
Hendrik Nicolas Pedersen
1847–
Christian Pedersen
1849–

Spouse and Children

    Male1801–1867Male

    Elisabeth Thoresdatter Hoyer

    Female1810–Female

MARRIAGE
30 January 1838
Hurum, Buskerud, Norway
children

(5)

    Marcus Thorvald Pedersen

    Male1838–1929Male

    Maren Cathrine Pedersen

    Female1840–Female

    Nils Pedersen

    Male1845–1845Male

    Hendrik Nicolas Pedersen

    Male1847–Male

    Christian Pedersen

    Male1849–Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1810 · Vaccinations

Age 9

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 9

Eminent Norwegian violinist and composer. Renown Norwegian violinist and composer who toured multiple times in the US. Family friend with Edvard Grieg.
1825 · Sloopers

Age 24

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

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Markus ( see Mark ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Peder Marcussen Bull, "Norway Marriages, 1660-1926"
  • Bull in entry for Marcus T. Bull, "Washington Death Certificates, 1907-1960"
  • Peder Marcussen Bull, "Norway Marriages, 1660-1926"

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