Sophie Pedersdatter Hovdesveen

Female28 December 1831–

Brief Life History of Sophie

When Sophie Pedersdatter Hovdesveen was born on 28 December 1831, in Østre Gausdal Kirke, Oppland, Norway, her father, Peder Pedersen Kankrud, was 23 and her mother, Kirsti Gundersdatter Hovde-eie, was 26. She married Hans Mortensen Bøstykket on 11 June 1860. She lived in Østre Gausdal, Oppland, Norway in 1831.

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Hans Mortensen Bøstykket
Sophie Pedersdatter Hovdesveen
Marriage: 11 June 1860

Sources (6)

  • Sophie Pedersdr, "Norway, Marriages, 1660-1926"
  • Sophie, "Norway Church Books, 1815-1930"
  • Sophie, "Norway Church Books, 1815-1930"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 June 1860
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)

    1832 · Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson

    Age 1

    "Birth year of Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson. Norwegian writer who received the 1903 Nobel Prize in Literature. He wrote the lyrics to the Norwegian national anthem ""Ja, vi elsker."""

    1834 · Fox River Settlement

    Age 3

    Fox River Settlement in Illinois begun in 1834. It was the first permanent Norwegian-American immigrant settlement in the Midwest.

    1862 · Homestead Act

    Age 31

    Homestead Act was passed in the U.S. which made land available for free upon meeting certain conditions. Many Norwegian-Americans acquired land through this process.

    Name Meaning

    form of Sophia . In the English-speaking world, where it is often taken as a pet form of that name, it has been popular since the 18th century, and has become particularly fashionable since the 1990s.

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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