Peder Jensen

27 August 1843–
Byneset kirke, Sør-Trøndelag, Norway

The Life of Peder

When Peder Jensen was born on 27 August 1843, in Byneset kirke, Sør-Trøndelag, Norway, his father, Jens Hansen Einbakken, was 43 and his mother, Jonetta Pedersdotter, was 33.

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Jens Hansen Einbakken
Jonetta Pedersdotter
Lars Jensen
Kirstine Jensdatter
Marit Jensdotter
Peder Jensen
Helene Jensdatter
Caroline Karen Helene Jensdatter or Hanson
Ingeborg Jensdatter
Laura Johnsdatter fosterdotter

Parents and Siblings



+3 More Children

World Events (7)

1845 · Nonconformist Act

Age 2

The Nonconformist Act recognized Christian dissenter churches. It became legal to organize churches of other denominations.
1847 · Nordlyset

Age 4

First Norwegian-American newspaper was published in the Norwegian language. It was published in Wisconsin.
1875 · 1875 Norwegian Census

Age 32

Lists all family members living at each residence, including year & place of birth, position in the family, marital status etc.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Jens, a reduced form of Johannes ( see John ). This is Denmark's most frequent surname.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Parish registry: SAT, Ministerialprotokoller, klokkerbøker og fødselsregistre - Sør-Trøndelag, Parish register (official) no. 612A07 /1, 1829-1845, p. 64 - Scanned archives - The National Archives of Norway
  • Peder Jensen, "Norway, Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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