Barbro Torjusdotter Bjelland

Female1762–about 1852

Brief Life History of Barbro Torjusdotter

When Barbro Torjusdotter Bjelland was born in 1762, her father, Torjus Persson, was 33 and her mother, Brita Sjursdotter, was 29. She married Johannes Olsson Vika in 1790, in Skånevik, Skånevik, Hordaland, Norway. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She died about 1852, at the age of 91.

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Johannes Olsson Vika
Barbro Torjusdotter Bjelland
1762–about 1852
Marriage: 1790
Ola Johannesen
Torjus Johannesson
Brita Johannesdatter
Johannes Johannesson
Johannes Johannesson
Siri Johannesdatter

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    Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1790Skånevik, Skånevik, Hordaland, Norway
  • Children (7)

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    Siblings (9)

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    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Carsten, Lars, Ove.

    Norwegian: habitational name from any of 24 farms in southwest Norway, named with a word for ‘round hill’ + land ‘(piece of) land, farmstead’.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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