Ole Pedersen Volla

23 December 1829–
Lunner Kirke, Lunner, Oppland, Norway

The Life of Ole Pedersen

When Ole Pedersen Volla was born on 23 December 1829, in Lunner Kirke, Lunner, Oppland, Norway, his father, Peder Halvorsen Volla, was 45 and his mother, Anne Engebretsdatter, was 41.

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Peder Halvorsen Volla
Anne Engebretsdatter
Fredrik Pedersen Volla
Margrete Pedersdatter Volla
Karen Pedersdatter Volla
Peder Pedersen Volla
Ole Pedersen Volla
Nils Pedersen Volla

Parents and Siblings



    Fredrik Pedersen Volla


    Margrete Pedersdatter Volla


    Karen Pedersdatter Volla


    Peder Pedersen Volla



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World Events (3)

1832 · Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson

Age 3

"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 5

Fox River Settlement in Illinois begun in 1834. It was the first permanent Norwegian-American immigrant settlement in the Midwest.
1843 · Edvard Grieg

Age 14

Birth year of renown musical composer and pianist. Born in Bergen, Norway. Musical composer and pianist whose music is known worldwide. His use and development of Norwegian folk music in his own compositions brought the music of Norway to develop a national identity,

Name Meaning

1 Eastern German: nickname from a Slavic word meaning ‘bald’. Compare Polish goły.2 Eastern German: habitational name from any of the places called Gollau, in Lower Saxony, East Prussia, and Bavaria.3 Indian (Andhra Pradesh): Hindu name meaning ‘herdsman’ in Telugu.

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

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