Petter Thomesen


Brief Life History of Petter

Petter Thomesen was born in 1798, in Sørum, Akershus, Norway as the son of Thomas Hansen and Dorthe Pedersdatter Øst-Bingen.

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Thomas Hansen
Dorthe Pedersdatter Øst-Bingen
Hans Thomesen
Kari Thomesdatter
Kari Thomasdatter
Hellene Thomesdatter
Christopher Thomesen
Petter Thomesen
Inge Thomesdatter
Dorthe Thomesdatter

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    World Events (8)

    1801 · 1801 Norwegian Census

    Age 3

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

    1810 · Vaccinations

    Age 12

    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

    1829 · Colonel Hans Christian Heg

    Age 31

    Birth year of Colonel Heg Hans Christian Heg emigrated in 1840 with his parents to Muskego, Wisconsin. Norwegian American Civil War hero, abolitionist, journalist, anti-slavery activist, politician and soldier. He was best known for leading the Scandinavian 15th Wisconsin Volunteer Regiment on the Union side in the American Civil War. 

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Per, Tellef.

    Americanized form (and a rare Danish and Norwegian variant) of Danish and Norwegian Thomsen .

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

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