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
Guðný Erlendsdóttir
Marriage: 13 July 1817
Guðrið Brynjólfsdóttir
Pétur Brynjólfsson
Sigríður Brynjólfsdóttir
Guðný Brynjólfsdóttir
Erlendur Brynjólfsson
Brynjólfur Brynjólfsson
Erlendur Brynjólfsson
Guðmundur Brynjólfsson
Einar Brynjolfsson

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)


    Age 12

    The Althing was abolished by the Danish king.


    Age 26

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


    Age 55

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

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