PEDER JAHNSEN MAURAASEN
Utreist med/Emigrated on: the "SALVATOR"
Utreist til/Emigrated to: Pine Lake, Wisconsin - 1843.
Peder Jahnsen Mauraasen: He was born 1785 on the small place Mauraasen under Tufte in Gjerpen. He was baptised September 11in Gjerpen church. His parents were Jan Olsen Mauraasen and Kirsten Engelbertsdatter. Peder Jahnsen married 1816 Birthe Pedersdatter from Fjeldalen. She died February 9, 1837, and Peder remarried to Anne MagretheJensdatter, with whom he emigrated in 1843. I have not found them married in Gjerpen. Neither have I found Anne Margrethe born inGjerpen. Peder had the following children: Jørgine b. April 22, 1810 Fjeldalen. She married Christian Christiansen Limi and lived in 1837 at Brekkejordet. Hella b. Aug 5, 1815 (Maur)Aasen under Tufte d. April 24, 1818. Niels b. April 4, 1818 Mauraasen under Tufte d. April 22, 1818 after 6 hours. Peder b. April 4, 1818 Mauraasen under Tufte d. April 26, 1818 Jan b. April 4, 1818 Mauraasen under Tufte d. April 28, 1818 Hella b. March 28, 1819 (Maur)Aasen under Tufte Marte Kirstine b. Oct 28, 1821 Mauraasen under TuftePeder also had a fosterson, Jens Jørgensen, who was born 1829. He was the only one who emigrated with Peder and Anne Magrethe in 1843. Peder Jahnsen was a shoemaker. He died December 10, 1845 in Pine Lake.Anne Magrethe Jensdatter was according to the 1835 census married to Jørgen Børresen Semb Nordre. She was 44 years old,and Jørgen had the sons Børre (24), Amund (14) and Jens (9). Jørgen was first married to Gunild Simensdatter. She must have died some time after 1822.
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