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Olaf Andreas PEDERSEN

Male 1862 - 1934  (72 years)


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  • Name Olaf Andreas PEDERSEN 
    Born 21 Jan 1862  Bergen, Hordaland, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1 Apr 1934  Brooklyn (Kings Co.), New York City, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 4 Apr 1934  Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Possible record from Register til Mannskapsrulle/militær loddtrekningsliste for Bergen 1870-1895
      Fornavn: Olaf Andreas
      Etternavn: Pedersen Ommedal
      Birthdate: 24 Jan 1862 in Bergen

      Certificate of Marriage, Brooklyn #895
      Groom Name: Olaf Pedersen
      Residence: New York
      Age: 25
      No. of Marriage: First
      Occupation: Long Shoreman
      Place of Birth: Norway
      Father’s Name: Peder Olson
      Mother’s Maiden Name: Anna Olson
      Bride Name: Lina Helgesen
      Residence: New York
      Age: 26 years
      No. of Marriage: First
      Place of Birth: Norway
      Father’s Name: Helge Olsen
      Mother’s Maiden name: Martha Olsen
      Date of Marriage: 20 Mar 1887
      Signed: Olaf Andreas Pedersen and Lina Malene Helgesen

      Ellis Island Passenger Record:
      Name: Pedersen, Oluf
      Ethnicity: American, Norwegian
      Date of Arrival: September 08, 1903
      Age on Arrival: 41y
      Gender: M
      Marital Status: M
      Ship of Travel: United States
      Port of Departure: Christiansand, Vest-Agder, Norway
      (Walter Pedersen also traveled on this boat.)

      1900 Federal Census: NY, Kings Cty, Brooklyn, 8th Ward, ED93, p. 198B, 270 22nd St., Brooklyn, taken on June 8, 1900:
      Peterson, Olaf, head, born Jan 1862, age 38, married for 14 years, born in Norway, father and mother born in Norway, came to the US in 1884, has been here 16 years, is a naturalized citizen, occupation is machinist;
      Lenna, his wife, born Dec. 1860, age 39, married for 14 years, has had 5 children, 2 still living, born in Norway, father and mother born in Norway, came to the US in 1886, has been here 14 years;
      Walter, their son, born July 1889, age 10, born in New York, father and mother born in Norway;
      Irine (?), their daughter, born Nov. 1896, age 3, born in New York, father and mother born in Norway.
      [GRL note: above entry for daughter Irine is most likely a mistake made by the census taker. The entry is probably for Irving, their son.]

      1910 Census, NY, Kings Cty, Brooklyn, ED 1070, p. 6, 1218 22nd St., taken on April 16-19, 1910:
      Pedersen, Olaf, head, age 48, married for 23 years, born in Norway, father and mother born in Norway, arrived in the US in 1884, occupation: machinist-shop;
      Lena M. his wife, age 49, married for 23 years, has had 6 children, two living, born in Norway, father and mother born in Norway, arrived in the US in 1886;
      Walter L., their son, age 19, single, born in NY, father and mother born in Norway, occupation: clerk, broker’s office (?);
      Orwin, their son, age 13, single, born in NY, father and mother born in Norway.

      1920 Federal Census: NY, Kings Cty, Brooklyn, 1222 Sixty Seventh St. Ed #499, p. 2:
      Pedersen, Olaf, head, age 58, arrived in US in 1885, naturalized in 1899, born in Norway, father and mother born in Norway, occupation: machinist;
      Lina M. his wife, age 59, arrived in 1885, naturalized in 1899, born in Norway, father and mother born in Norway.

      1930 Federal Census: NY, Kings Cty, Brooklyn, Dist. 1134, p. 65, 1222 W. 67th St.:
      Pedersen, Olaf A., head, owns $5,800, age 68, married first married at age 25, born in Norway, father and mother born in Norway, arrived in US in 1880, occupation: machinist, manufacturing;
      Lina, his wife, age 69, married, first married at age 26, born in Norway, father and mother born in Norway, arrived in 1886, occupation: housewife.

      Certificate of Death #7458, Brooklyn
      Name of Institution: Methodist Episcopal Hospital
      Address: 6th Street and 7th Avenue, Brooklyn
      Full Name: Olaf A. Pedersen
      Husband of Linda Pedersen
      Age: 72
      Occupation: Janitor, Norwegian Lutheran Church
      Birthplace: Norway
      How long in U.S.?: 50 years
      Name of Father: Peter Pedersen
      Birthplace of Father: Norway
      Maiden Name of Mother: [blank]
      Birthplace of Mother: Norway
      Usual residence: 1222 67th Street, Brooklyn, NY
      Date of Death: April 1, 1934
      [Deceased was admitted to the hospital on March 11, 1934. Date and time of death: 1st of April 1934 about 1:15 A.M.]
      Place of burial: Greenwood Cemetery
      Date of Burial: April 4, 1934
      Undertaker: George Harris, 5012 4th Ave. #466

      Obituary: Times Union (Brooklyn, New York) 02 Apr 1934, Mon.:
      "OLAF A. PEDERSEN DIES
      Active Worker at Norwegian Lutheran Church Was 72
      Olaf A. Pedersen, 72, sexton of the Norwegian Lutheran Church, 72d st. and 10th Ave., for four years, died of pneumonia. He lived at 1222 67th st., and was a member of a Seamen's Society in Brooklyn and of Day Star Lodge, 798, F. and A. M.
      Born in Norway, Mr. Pedersen had lived in Brooklyn for 50 years. He had been a member of the Norwegian Lutheran Church since its establishment in 1913. Surviving are his wife, Lina; two sons, Walter and Irving, and two grandchildren.
      The Rev. Lars J. Heggem, pastor of the church, will officiate at funeral services tomorrow night at 8 p.m. Fraternal services will follow. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery under the direction of George Harris."
    Person ID I956  Lowell&Block
    Last Modified 16 Nov 2020 

    Family Oline Malene “Lina” HELGESEN,   b. 28 Dec 1861, Bergen, Hordaland, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 1945, Brooklyn (Kings Co.), New York City, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 20 Mar 1887  Brooklyn (Kings Co.), New York City, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Walter Leonard PEDERSEN,   b. 29 Jul 1890, Brooklyn (Kings Co.), New York City, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jun 1956, Brooklyn (Kings Co.), New York City, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     2. Jno. A. PEDERSEN,   d. May 1891, Brooklyn (Kings Co.), New York City, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Henry L. PEDERSEN,   b. Mar 1893, Brooklyn (Kings Co.), New York City, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1894, Brooklyn (Kings Co.), New York City, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 1 years)
     4. Lilly PEDERSEN,   b. Apr 1894, Brooklyn (Kings Co.), New York City, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 1895, Brooklyn (Kings Co.), New York City, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 1 years)
     5. Irving Olaf PEDERSEN,   b. 7 Nov 1896, Brooklyn (Kings Co.), New York City, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jul 1952, Brooklyn (Kings Co.), New York City, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
     6. Olaf PEDERSEN,   b. Sep 1900, Brooklyn (Kings Co.), New York City, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1900, Brooklyn (Kings Co.), New York City, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
    Documents
    Marriage.  Pedersen, Olaf Andreas and Oline Malene Helgesen.  Marriage License.
    Marriage. Pedersen, Olaf Andreas and Oline Malene Helgesen. Marriage License.
    Married on 20 Mar 1887.
    Last Modified 12 Jul 2021 
    Family ID F435  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 21 Jan 1862 - Bergen, Hordaland, Norway Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Mar 1887 - Brooklyn (Kings Co.), New York City, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Apr 1934 - Brooklyn (Kings Co.), New York City, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 4 Apr 1934 - Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Death. Pedersen, Olaf Andreas. Death Certificate.
    Death. Pedersen, Olaf Andreas. Death Certificate.
    Died 1 April 1934.