Anna Pedersdr

about 1731–1772 (Age 41)
Luster, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway

The Life of Anna

When Anna Pedersdr was born about 1731, in Luster, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway, her father, Peder Andersen, was 21 and her mother, Guri Ambjornsdotter, was 44. She married Jens Pedersen on 21 October 1749, in Sogn, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She died in 1772, in her hometown, at the age of 41.

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Jens Pedersen
Anna Pedersdr
Marriage: 21 October 1749
Anna Jensen
Anders Jensen or Sandvig
Peder Jensen
Christen Jensen
Anna Jensdatter
Peder Jensen
Peder Jensen
Martha Jensdotter
Lars Jensen

Spouse and Children

21 October 1749
Sogn, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway


+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Peder Andersen


    Guri Ambjornsdotter




World Events (2)

1736 · Confirmation & education

Age 5

Law of 1736 legally established Confirmation in the Lutheran Church which led to organized education for all children. These became important records which the Pastor kept.
1739 · Universal schooling

Age 8

First school law to begin universal schooling in Norway. They taught the subjects of Christianity, reading, writing, arithmetic. Compulsory schooling from the age of seven and at least until ten to twelve years old.

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Sources (3)

  • Anna Pedersdr in entry for Peder Jensen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Anna Pedersdr in entry for Peder Jensen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Anna Pedersdr in entry for Martha Jensen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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