Peder Kristian Toresen

Fræna, Møre og Romsdal, Norway

The Life of Peder Kristian

Peder Kristian Toresen was born on 11 May 1862 as the son of Tore Trondsen and Sigrid Kristensdtr Vangen.

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Family Time Line

Tore Trondsen
Sigrid Kristensdtr Vangen
Peder Kristian Toresen

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World Events (3)

1865 · 1865 Norwegian Census

Age 3

Arranged by county, clerical district, parish. Includes names with their birth years & places, position in family, occupation, indexes to farms & localities.
1867 · Emigration lists

Age 5

Earliest passenger lists begin in 1867 for the ports of Oslo and Trondheim. Other ports followed.
1869 · Gustav Vigeland

Age 7

Birth year of Gustav Vigeland. Well-known Norwegian sculptor. His statues can be seen in Frogner Park in Oslo which sculpture area occupies 80 acres.

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 Kristian Toresen, "Norway, Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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