Peder Toresen

1802–
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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Family Time Line

Thore Pedersen Hellesylt
1753–
Ingebor Olsdatter
1766–
Stine Thoresdatter
1793–
Marthe Thoresdatter
1795–
Marthe Thoresdatter
1796–
Peder Toresen
1798–1799
Olave Thoresdatter
1800–
Peder Toresen
1802–
Thore Toresen
1807–
Ingebor Thoresdatter
1811–

Parents & Siblings

siblings

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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

Eminent Norwegian violinist and composer. Renown Norwegian violinist and composer who toured multiple times in the US. Family friend with Edvard Grieg.
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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