Peder Eriksen Falkum

Utreist med/Emigrated on: "WALHALLA", departed from Skien to New York. Arrived Aug 11, 1849 with 183 passengers.
Utreist til/Emigrated to: ?

Peder  was born Sep 5, 1828 to parents shoemaker Erik Olsen and Torborg Petersdatter Falkum Søndre. They had married Apr 14, 1819. He then lived under Falkum and she came from Teigen in Luksefjeld. Her parents were Peter Jacobsen and Maria Tollevsdatter.

In 1835 they live in a house belonging to Falkum Søndre with the children Ole, age 16, Marie, age 11, Peder, age 8, Maren Kirstine age 3 and an apprentice Anders Andersen, age 19.

In 1845 they live in a house under Falkum Nordre, but now only together with the son Peder, who is 17.

2003 - Skien Genealogical page - by Jan Christensen