Lars Torgersen FOSSUM
(Abt 1797-Bef 1865)
Anne Dorathea Pedersdatter RUD
(Abt 1804-After 1865)
Peder Larsen FOSSUM


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1. Olava Elizabeth Olsdatter LILLO

2. Birgitte NELSON

Peder Larsen FOSSUM

  • Born: 26 Sep 1835, Bærum, Akershus, Norway 3
  • Marriage (1): Olava Elizabeth Olsdatter LILLO on 4 Jun 1859 in Vestre Aker, Akershus, Norway 1
  • Marriage (2): Birgitte NELSON on 11 Dec 1886 in Vestre Aker, Akershus, Norway 2
  • Died: 17 Oct 1909, Vestre Aker, Akershus, Norway at age 74 4

   Other names for Peder were Peder Larsen BLEGER, Peder Larsen HAUGERUD, Peder LARSEN and Peder LARSON.

  Death Notes:

b. 1833
died in Norway 4 years after his second+ wife and kids immigrated to America

  Noted events in his life were:

• Census: farm Haugerud, 1865, Aker, Akershus, Norway. District no. Page School distr. Parish Farm Remarks (farm) Title
335 4 123 Nydalen Vestre Aker Haugerud Arbeiderboliger 97e 9 Household Given name Last name Family pos. Occupation Marital status Age Sex Birth place Religion Remarks (person)
2868 15 1 Peder Lars. Husfader Spinderiarbeider g 29 m Bærum østre [b. 1836]
2869 16 Olava E Olsd. hans Kone Spinderiarbed g 30 k Aker
2870 17 Valborg Emilie Pedersd.* deres Barn ug 6 k Aker
2871 18 Emma Lorence Pedersd.* deres Barn ug 3 k Aker
2872 19 Karoline Jensd. Pleiebarn ug 14 k Aker

[Spinderiarbeide = to work at a spinning-mill or to make yarn on a spinning-wheel]

• Census: Gard Sygekassens hus, 1900, Aker, Akershus, Norway. 1900-telling for 0218 Aker

Person list Circuit Circuit Farm no. Farm unit no. Farm Outhouse No. of pers. No. of persons No. of pers. domiciled Grain, potatoes Cattle Poultry Bee-hive Vegetable garden Orchard
2435 34a Akers 12 74 3 Sygekassens hus n 20 42 40 n n n n n n

Household no. Given name Last name Sex Resident Usual residence Temp. residence Family pos. Marital status Occupation Year of birth Birth place Nationality Religion Remarks
23523 1 Peder Lars. m b hf g Pension af fabrik 1834 Bærum Ak n s
23524 Birgitte Nilsd. k b hm g Opvarterske og renholdskone v/hotel 1857 t n s
23525 Hans Halvors. m b s ug Arbeider v/bomuldsspinderi 1879 Kristiania n s
23526 Ludvig Peders. m b s ug Smed v/bomuldsspinderi 1869 t n s
23527 Klaudine Pedersd. k b d ug 1894 t n s
23528 Dagny Pedersd. k b d ug 1894 t n s
23529 x Mathea Bernts. k b el ug Arbeider v/bomuldsvæveri 1853 Kristiania n Methodist
23530 x Marie Jans. k b el ug Arbeider v/bomuldsvæveri 1879 Sverige Sverige s

Peder married Olava Elizabeth Olsdatter LILLO, daughter of Ole Torstensen LILLO and Elisabeth Pedersdatter, on 4 Jun 1859 in Vestre Aker, Akershus, Norway.1 (Olava Elizabeth Olsdatter LILLO was born on 3 Sep 1832 in Aker, Akershus, Norway 6, baptized on 11 Sep 1832 in Aker, Akershus, Norway and died on 7 Jan 1871 in Vestre Aker, Akershus, Norway 7.) The cause of her death was Bronchitis.

Peder next married Birgitte NELSON, daughter of Niels Olsen LILLOHAGEN and Pernille Pederdatter, on 11 Dec 1886 in Vestre Aker, Akershus, Norway.2 (Birgitte NELSON was born on 2 May 1858 in Vestre Aker, Akershus, Norway 8 and died on 20 Oct 1938 in Grant County, MN 9.)


1 Vestre Aker: 1855-1877, Parish register (Arkivverket), #41, p88, 1859.

2 Vestre Aker: 1878-1903, Parish register (Arkivverket), #46, p272, 1886.

3 Asker 1825-1864 (Arkivverket), #192, p132, 1835.

4 Vestre Aker: 1886-1904, (Arkivverket), #33, p66, 1909.

5 Vestre Aker: 1886-1904, (Arkivverket), #40, p179, 1902.

6 Aker 1828-1837 (Arkivverket), #131, p134, 1832.

7 Vestre Aker: 1855-1877, Parish register (Arkivverket), #24, p562, 1871.

8 Vestre Aker: 1857-1868, Parish register (Arkivverket), 294, p73, 1858.

9 Minnesota Death Certificates Index, certid# 1938-MN-004946.

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