Peder Andersen

Akershus, Norway

The Life of Peder

When Peder Andersen was born on 9 November 1738, in Akershus, Norway, his father, Anders Gulbrandsen, was 33 and his mother, Anne Pedersdatter, was 35.

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Anders Gulbrandsen
Anne Pedersdatter
Kirsti Andersdatter
Erich Andersen
Karen Andersen
Jon Andersen
Christopher Andersen
Peder Andersen
Jacob Andersen
Knud Andersen
Hans Andersen

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World Events (5)

1739 · Universal schooling

Age 1

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.
1801 · 1801 Norwegian Census

Age 63

It listed all family members living on each farm. Also those living in the cities.
1810 · Vaccinations

Age 72

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

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Anders, a vernacular form of Andreas .

Possible Related Names

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

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