it was common in Norway that when a child died, the next child born was given his name. In this case, after Peder Henrik died, the next child was named Peter Christian. He was born 5 Jul 1864 at Teinstrand. This is the child that died in Grimstad, Minnesota on 24 Oct 1958.
Kildeinformasjon: Nordland fylke, Hadsel, Ministerialbok nr. 888A07 (1849-1869), Fødte og døpte 1864, side 107.
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The Minnesota death index says "Peder C. Larsen" was born 5 Jul 1862. The birth year is wrong, but the day, month and middle initial match. Various census records also say "Peter C. Larsen".