Gundvor Andersen

Female1733–June 1785

Brief Life History of Gundvor

Gundvor Andersen was born in 1733, in Lyngdal, Vest-Agder, Norway as the daughter of Anders Hansson and Asgier_ Tostensdr. She married Aanen Vraalsen on 17 June 1764. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She died in June 1785, in Kvås, Lyngdal, Vest-Agder, Norway, at the age of 52, and was buried in Kvås, Lyngdal, Vest-Agder, Norway.

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Aanen Vraalsen
Gundvor Andersen
Marriage: 17 June 1764
Vraal Aanensen
Gertrud Aanensen
Anne Marie Aanensen
Anders Aanensen
Vraal Aanensen
Maria Aanensen

Sources (4)

  • Gunvor in entry for Anders Aanensen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Gunvor in entry for Anne Marie Aanensen, "Norway, Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Gundvor Andersdr in entry for Wraal Aanensen, "Norway, Baptisms, 1634-1927"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 June 1764
  • Children (7)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (2)

    1736 · Confirmation & education

    Age 3

    Law of 1736 legally established Confirmation in the Lutheran Church which led to organized education for all children. These became important records which the Pastor kept.

    1739 · Universal schooling

    Age 6

    First school law to begin universal schooling in Norway. They taught the subjects of Christianity, reading, writing, arithmetic. Compulsory schooling from the age of seven and at least until ten to twelve years old.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Niels, Lars, Nels, Per, Anders, Holger, Jorgen, Thor, Bjorn, Helmer, Alf.

    Norwegian, Danish, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Anders, a vernacular form of Andreas . Compare Anderson 1.

    Americanized form of Norwegian, North German, and very rare Danish patronymic Anderssen, a cognate of 1 above. Compare Andersson 2.

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

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