Guðný Erlendsdóttir

Female3 December 1788–18 June 1844

Brief Life History of Guðný

When Guðný Erlendsdóttir was born on 3 December 1788, in Rangárvallasýsla, Suðurland, Iceland, her father, Erlendur Einarsson, was 40 and her mother, Guðný Pétursdóttir, was 33. She married Brynjólfur Brynjólfsson on 13 July 1817, in Vestmannaeyjabær, Suðurland, Iceland. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 18 June 1844, in her hometown, at the age of 55, and was buried in Rangárvallasýsla, Suðurland, Iceland.

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Family Time Line

Brynjólfur Brynjólfsson
1791–1866
Guðný Erlendsdóttir
1788–1844
Marriage: 13 July 1817
Guðrið Brynjólfsdóttir
1818–1846
Pétur Brynjólfsson
1821–1906
Sigríður Brynjólfsdóttir
1822–1888
Guðný Brynjólfsdóttir
1823–1905
Erlendur Brynjólfsson
1824–1824
Brynjólfur Brynjólfsson
1825–1866
Erlendur Brynjólfsson
1828–
Guðmundur Brynjólfsson
1831–1893
Einar Brynjolfsson
1833–1871

Sources (11)

  • Gudny Erlendsdr in entry for Einar Brinjolfsson, "Iceland, Baptisms, 1730-1905"
  • Gudny Erlendsdr in entry for Einar Brinjolfsson, "Iceland, Baptisms, 1730-1905"
  • Gudniar Erlendsdr in entry for Erlendur Brynjolfsson, "Iceland, Baptisms, 1730-1905"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 July 1817Vestmannaeyjabær, Suðurland, Iceland
  • Children (9)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (4)

    1800

    Age 12

    The Althing was abolished by the Danish king.

    1814

    Age 26

    Norway enters union with Sweden. Iceland remains under Danish rule.

    1843

    Age 55

    A new constitution is given to Iceland by the Danish King Christian IX.

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