Gjemse Relatives

Daniel Pederson (1753) moved from Roros to Stordalen, Norway and married Johanna Kristensdatter (1754 – 5/29/1815). He apparently developed cabin fever; he fled on 8/8/1801 and was never heard from again.

Children: Kristen, Peder (1788), John (1790), Kari (1793), Ola (9/4/1801 – 9/12/1820)

Peder Danielson (Gillan) (3/30/1788 – 10/20/1840 married Mali Pedersdatter Gilset (3/30/1778 – 9/7/1839) on 6/27/1813.

Children: Johanna, Marit, Daniel, Marit, Anne Marie, Margrete, Beret, Peder, Ola, Jens, Emanuel (Gjemse).

Emanuel Pederson Gjemse (1/8/1836) married Mali Johnsdatter Gillan (3/1/1833), sister to Gidsken Gillan, on 6/19/1862. The Gjemse family emigrated from Stordal to America in 1883 and settled in section 19, Little Sauk Township, Todd County, Minnesota.

Children: Peder (married Kari ____, children: Oscar, Melvin, Pearl), Ingeborg (3/17/1866 – 5/1934) was a missionary to China for 30 years and died at the Lutheran Deaconess Hospital in Chicago), Sigrid (11/18/1867 – 9/1929, did not marry), John M. Pederson (3/6/1870 – 1/8/1945) married Ellen Sinness (children: Marie, Ernest, Gunda (Klukken), Olga (Samuelson), Edward, Esther), Mali (12/20/1873 – 1903), Johanna (12/31/1875), John (8/15/1881 – 2/9/1882).