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Rabaekke Gurine Concordia "Rose" PEDERSEN


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Peder Andreas URNESS

Rabaekke Gurine Concordia "Rose" PEDERSEN 1
  • Born: May 20, 1860, Fenes, Bodin, Norway
  • Marriage: Peder Andreas URNESS about 1882
  • Died: December 27, 1936, Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio at age 76 2 3 4
  • Buried: December 30, 1936, Cleveland, Ohio - Brooklyn Heights Cemetery 5

bullet   Another name for Rabaekke was Rose PETERSON.


bullet  General Notes:

Rabaekke emigrated on 21 Jul 1880 from Norway to Chicago, Illinois. Sometime along the way the spelling of her last name was changed to Peterson.

When Rabaekke was growing up her cheeks were so rosy her family started calling her Rose, which became the name by which everyone knew her.


bullet  Noted Events In her Life:

  • Census, 1865, Bodin, Norway. picture

    The following Pedersen family members are on this page:
    Name Family status Marital status Occupation Birth year Birth place Ethnicity
    Robertine Pedersen e Gaardbruger Selveier 1838 Namdalen
    Rebækka Brun Hendes Moder e %ug% Hjælper Moderen i Huset 1797 Bedstaden
    Ida Pedersen Robertines Datter ug 1862 Bodø
    Rebække Pedersen Robertines Datter ug 1860 Bodø
    Henriette Pedersen Robertines Datter ug 1864 Bodø
    Fredrik Fredriksen ug Tjenestekarl 1842 Bodø
    Kirsten Pedersdatter ug Tjenestepige 1820 Bodø

    They are living at Seidvog farm and Robertine owns it.
    The last two names on the census are hired hands.
  • Census, June 21, 1900, Highwater, Cottonwood, Minnesota - District 67. picture

    The following Urness family members are on this page.
    Peter P. Urness, Head, Born Nov 1862, Age 38
    Rose, Wife, Born May 1861, Age 39
    Nettie, Daughter, Born Dec 1883, Age 16
    Amanda, Daughter, Born Jan 1890, Age 10
    Julia, Daughter, Born Sep 1893, Age 6
    Henrietta, Daughter, Born Feb 1898, Age 2
    Ole Urness, Head, Born Apr 1836, Age 64
    Anna, Wife, Born Feb 1840, Age 60
    Charles, Son, Born Nov 1876, Age 23
    Bertha, Daughter, Born Aug 1879, Age 20
    Olaus, Son, Born 1883, Age, 17
    Hanna, Daughter-In-Law, Born Apr 1880, Age 20
  • Census, April 26, 1910, Redwing, Goodhue, Minnesota - District 54. picture

    The following Urness and Lochlear family members are listed on this page:
    Rose Urness, Head, Age 49
    Amanda F. Loechler, Daughter, Age 21
    George, Son-In-Law Age 23
    Hope, Grand Daughter, Age 11/12
    Juliette, Daughter, Age 17
    Irene, Daughter, Age 12 (Henrietta)
    10 boarders were also living in the house.
  • Census, January 20, 1920, Windom, Cottonwood, Minnesota - District 69. picture

    The following Urness and Peterson family members are listed on this page:
    Rose Urness, Head, Age 58
    Robertine Peterson, Mother, Age 85
  • Cemetery: Brooklyn Heights Cemetery, December 30, 1936, Cleveland, Ohio. picture


Rabaekke married Peder Andreas URNESS, son of Ole PEDERSON URNESS and Anna Bergeth Eriksdatter REKSTEN, about 1882. (Peder Andreas URNESS was born on November 8, 1863 in Reksten farm, Kinn parish, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway, died on April 18, 1938 in Lamberton, Redwood, Minnesota, USA and was buried in Highwater, Cottonwood, Minnesota - Highwater Lutheran Church Cemetery.)



  1. Note from Amanda Urness' Bible.
    This is a note that was was in Amanda Urness' Bible. The copy was provided by Amanda's granddaughter, Norma Schultz Burgess.
    Note From Amanda Urness Bible
  2. Death Certificate, Rose (Pedersen) Urness picture

  3. Ohio Death Index, URNESS, Rose Death date: 12/27/1936, Cuyahoga County Certificate #75287
  4. Cleveland Library Necrology File,
    Id#: 0369576
    Name: Urness, Rose
    Date: Dec 29 1936
    Source: Source unknown; Cleveland Necrology File, Reel #082.
    Notes: Urness: Rose, beloved mother, of Mrs. Nettie Schmolz of Cleveland, O., Mrs. Juliet Schuliz of West Farmington, O., and Mrs. Irene Mitchem of Lonz Beach, Cal. Sunday, Dec. 27, at 10:20 p. m., age 76. Services Wednesday, Dec. 30, from the F. Ziehm Co. Funeral Home, E. 114th and Superior ave., at 2 p. m.
  5. Cemetery Records, Hilldale Section 76, Lot 287.