Peder Olsen

Brief Life History of Peder

When Peder Olsen was christened on 14 February 1796, in Flekkefjord, Vest-Agder, Norway, his father, Ole Staalesen, was 34 and his mother, Guri Larsdatter, was 36.

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Family Time Line

Ole Staalesen
1762–1834
Guri Larsdatter
1760–1840
Lars Olsen Eje
1786–1856
Staale Olsen
1789–1835
Lars Olsen
1789–
Anna Olsdatter
1791–1830
Peder Olsen
1793–
Peder Olsen
1796–
Guri Olsdatter
1797–
Sara Olsdatter
1797–
Ole Olsen
1800–
Sven Olsen
1803–

Sources (2)

  • Peder Olsen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Peder Olsen, "Norway, Baptisms, 1634-1927"

World Events (3)

1801 · 1801 Norwegian Census

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

1810 · Vaccinations

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

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

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Nils, Lars, Alf, Thor, Niels, Sven, Jorgen, Helmer, Iver, Arnfinn.

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Ole, a short form of Olaf, Olav (see Olafsen ). This surname is the third most common in Norway. It is also established in northeastern England and in northern Germany. Compare Ohlsen , Olesen , Oleson , and Olson .

German (Ölsen): habitational name from any of several places so named, in Saxony, Brandenburg, and the Rhineland.

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

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