Peder Larsen Moe

Utreist med/Emigrated on: "Porsgrund" - arriving in New York July 6, 1848 (123 pass)

Utreist til/Emigrated to: Juneau Co, Wisconsin

Peder Larsen Moe:  He was born June 17, 1821 in the farm Moe in Gjerpen by parents Lars Pedersen Moe and Kari Nielsdatter.
His father Lars was born ca 1782 and was married Sept 26, 1806. Kari Nielsdatter was baptized on December 26, 1785 and died Febr 11, 1843. lars died June 21, 1855, both at Moe farm.

Peder married Oct 4, 1844 in Gjerpen to Ingeborg Maria Olsdatter, born 1818, from Øverbøe in Siljan (Slemdal) parish. Her parents were Ole Jacobsen Øverbøe (b. 1794) and Mari Olsdatter.
They had one child born in Gjerpen before they emigrated, the rest born in Wisconsin.

East Lemonweir ChurchKaren Maria, b. Jan 8, 1848, Moe farm, Gjerpen.
Laura, b. 1850, Wisconsin
Ole Peter, b. Oct 14, 1852, (Conf. May 12, 1867) East Lemonweir, Juneau Co.
Nelson, b. 1855
Jacob, b. 1857
Johannes (John), b. Mar 19, 1860,East Lemonweir, Juneau Co (bapt Jul 24)
Hans Martin, b. Dec 14, 1862, East Lemonweir, Juneau Co. (bapt May 19)

They emigrated April 27th from Porsgrunn and arrived in New York July 6th, 1848.
In the 1860 census they are listed as living on a farm in Fountain township in Juneau Co.
Lars Moo, age 45, farmer, (He had $300 in personal property and $100 in real property.
Emily (Ingeborg), age 40
Caroline, age 12
Laura, age 10
Peter, age 7
Nelson, age 5
Jacob, age 3 John, age 4/12

The family does not appear in the church-records of East Lemonweir after 1867.

East Lemonweir Church
Juneau Co., Wisconsin

From Mike Hobart I have received the following information:
Peder Larsen Mo (emigrated 1848) and his family moved from East Lemonweir, Juneau Co., Wisconsin, to Long Lake, Watonwan Co., Minnesota.  
They are seen there in the 1870 U.S. census, 1875 Minnesota census, and 1880 U.S. census.  They are in Lake Crystal, Blue Earth Co., Minnesota, at the 1885 Minnesota census.

Daughter Karen Maria, married a Helge Helgeson 25 Dec 1866 at Fountain, Juneau Co., Wisconsin.
Son Ole P., b. 1852, Wisconsin, died April 1880 at Long Lake.
Son Nils P., b. 1855, Wisconsin, died Nov. 1879 at Long Lake.
Son Jacob P., b. 1857, Wisconsin, married a Kristi Hanson on 30 Nov. 1880 in Watonwan Co., Minnesota.  They had 8 children, 7 sons and 1 daughter.  Jacob died 3 June 1930 in Watonwon Co.
Son Johannes, b. 1860, Wisconsin, married an Annie Hynie [note!] on 26 Nov 1887 at Blue Earth, Faribault Co., Minnesota.  They had 1 son.  Johannes died 31 Mar 1904 in Blue Earth Co., Minnesota.
Son Hans Martin, b. 1862, Wisconsin, married a Bessie M. about 1906.  They apparently had no children.  Hans died 11 Apr 1941 in Blue Earth Co., Minnesota.

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