Henrik Pedersen

Male20 January 1884–10 January 1960

Brief Life History of Henrik

When Henrik Pedersen was born on 20 January 1884, in Luster, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway, his father, Peder Larsen, was 43 and his mother, Birthe Pedersdatter, was 44. He married Josephine Erie in 1912, in Rockford, Winnebago, Illinois, United States. He lived in Øvrebø, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway in 1900. He died on 10 January 1960, in Hampden, Columbia, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 75.

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Henrik Pedersen
Josephine Erie
Marriage: 1912

Sources (3)

  • Henrik Pedersen in household of Peder Larssen, "Norway Census, 1900"
  • Henry Pederson, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"
  • Henrik, "Norway Church Books, 1815-1930"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1912Rockford, Winnebago, Illinois, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 2

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    1893 · Fridtjof Nansen

    Age 9

    Birth year of Fridtjof Nansen. Norwegian explorer, scientist, diplomat, humanitarian and Nobel Peace Prize laureate.


    Age 20

    St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

    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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