DUNDAS, PETER [SSNE 6706]
Text sourcePieter Pieterson Dundas arrived with his sister Maria [SSNE 6707] in Bergen in Norway by a ship from Dundee around 1630. Pieter became a merchant of Bergen in April 1635 under the name Peiter Pittersen. He married and had five children, one of whom was the famous cleric and poet Petter Dass [SSNE 6705]. Another one of his children, Pernille Pedersdatter Dass [SSNE 6729], married Peter Albertsen and lived on farm 129 in Trondheim (farm Peter Ritbahr) with her husband. Pieter traded extensively between Bergen and northern Norway, usually in fish..
Norsk Biografisk Leksikon, V, pp.278-282; Henry Berg, 'Trondheim før Cicignon: Gater og Gårder før reguleringen 1681' (Trondheim, 1951), p.239; Herr Petter 350 År: Et festskrift fra Universitetet i Tromsø (Tromsø, 1997).