Helmer Halfdan Pettersen Myrland

7 May 1912–1 October 1994 (Age 82)
Movik, Troms, Norway

The Life of Helmer Halfdan

When Helmer Halfdan Pettersen Myrland was born on 7 May 1912, in Movik, Troms, Norway, his father, Ole Kristian Pettersen, was 39 and his mother, Vilhelmine Gabrielle Marianne Andreasdatter Brox, was 30. He died on 1 October 1994, in Molde, Møre og Romsdal, Norway, at the age of 82.

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Helmer Halfdan Pettersen Myrland
Karoline Marie Myrland

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Parents and Siblings

    Ole Kristian Pettersen


    Vilhelmine Gabrielle Marianne Andreasdatter Brox





    Helmine Pettersen Myrland



    Alma Pauline Pettersen Myrland


    Rudolf Pettersen Myrland


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World Events (3)

1913 · Gerhard Naeseth

Age 1

Birth year of Gerhard Naeseth Well-known Genealogist who specialized in Norwegian-Americans and Norwegian immigration. Director and founder of the Vesterheim Genealogical Center, now called the Norwegian-American Genealogical Center and Naeseth Library in Madison, Wisconsin.
1914 · Eidsvold anniversary

Age 2

Centennial of the Norwegian constitution, also called the Eidsvoll anniversary. The idea of ​​a Norwegian emigrant museum first arose at this time.
1916 · Bygdelagenes Fellesraad

Age 4

Umbrella organization founded over 30 Bygdelag chapters. Founded in 1916 in Minneapolis as the umbrella organization over 30 Bygdelag chapters, each based on a different geographical area of Norway. It is still is a vibrant organization today. Check it out for the locality of your Norwegian ancestral lines at www.fellesraad.com

Name Meaning

Norwegian, Danish, and Dutch: patronymic from the personal name Petter. a vernacular form of Peter .

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

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