Brynjólfur Brynjólfsson

21 February 1791–
Skipagerði, Rangárvallasýsla, Suðurland, Iceland

The Life of Brynjólfur

When Brynjólfur Brynjólfsson was born on 21 February 1791, in Skipagerði, Rangárvallasýsla, Suðurland, Iceland, his father, Brynjolfur Gudmundsson, was 57 and his mother, Sigríður Ögmundsdóttir, was 33. He married Guðný Erlendsdóttir on 13 July 1817, in Vestmannaeyjabær, Suðurland, Iceland. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Brynjólfur Brynjólfsson
1791–
Guðný Erlendsdóttir
1788–1844
Marriage: 13 July 1817
Guðrið Brynjólfsdóttir
1818–1846
Pétur Brynjólfsson
1821–1906
Sigridur Brynjolfsdottir
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

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
13 July 1817
Vestmannaeyjabær, Suðurland, Iceland
children

(9)

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (5)

1800

Age 9

The Althing was abolished by the Danish king.
1814

Age 23

Norway enters union with Sweden. Iceland remains under Danish rule.
1843

Age 52

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

Name Meaning

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Sources (3)

  • Brinjolfs Brinjolfssonar in entry for Petur Brynjolfsson, "Iceland Baptisms, 1730-1905"
  • Brynjolfur Brynjolfsson in entry for Erlendur Brinjolfsson, "Iceland Baptisms, 1730-1905"
  • Brinjolfr Brinjolfsson in entry for Einar Brinjolfsson, "Iceland, Baptisms, 1730-1905"

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