was christened at Skogen, Nord Trondelag, Norway 12 Feb 1758.
His parents were John Pedersen and Anna Orgersdatter.
He married Gurru Haagensdatter Abt 1781
at Skogen, Nord Trondelag, Norway
was born at of Skogen, Nord Trondelag, Norway Abt 1751
daughter of Haagen Buransen and Mrs. Haagen Buransen
They were the parents of 7
born Abt 1782.
christened 20 Mar 1785.
born 21 Sep 1786.
born 19 Sep 1788.
born 20 Nov 1790.
born 7 Jan 1793.
born 24 Feb 1796.