Peder Toresen

Norddal, Møre og Romsdal, Norway

The Life of Peder

When Peder Toresen was christened on 8 June 1802, in Norddal, Møre og Romsdal, Norway, his father, Thore Pedersen Hellesylt, was 49 and his mother, Ingebor Olsdatter, was 36.

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Thore Pedersen Hellesylt
Ingebor Olsdatter
Stine Thoresdatter
Marthe Thoresdatter
Marthe Thoresdatter
Peder Toresen
Olave Thoresdatter
Peder Toresen
Thore Toresen
Ingebor Thoresdatter

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World Events (3)

1810 · Vaccinations

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
1810 · Ole Bull

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1812 · Record-keeping

A uniform system for keeping church records was introduced by royal ordinance in December 1812. Prior to that there were no directions on how to keep church records. It required that a duplicate register be kept in a separate place.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Thor .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Peder Toresen, "Norway, Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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