Barbro Torjusdotter Bjelland

1762–about 1852 (Age 90)

The Life Summary of Barbro Torjusdotter

When Barbro Torjusdotter Bjelland was born in 1762, her father, Torjus Persson, was 32 and her mother, Brita Sjursdotter, was 28. 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 90.

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Family Time Line

Johannes Olsson Vika
1761–1846
Barbro Torjusdotter Bjelland
1762–about 1852
Marriage: 1790
Ola Johannesen
1791–
Peder JOHANNESSEN
1803–1868
Torjus Johannesson
1794–
Brita Johannesdatter
1796–
Johannes Johannesson
1799–
Johannes Johannesson
1802–1848
Siri Johannesdatter
1805–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1790Skånevik, Skånevik, Hordaland, Norway
  • Children

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 223;2007: 363; 2010: 493)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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