Jórun Ólafsdóttir

15 March 1804–27 January 1892 (Age 87)
Hvammur, Rangárvallasýsla, Suðurland, Iceland

The Life of Jórun

When Jórun Ólafsdóttir was born on 15 March 1804, in Hvammur, Rangárvallasýsla, Suðurland, Iceland, her father, Ólafur Tómasson, was 44 and her mother, Ólöf Sveinsdóttir, was 42. She married Eyjólfur Ketilsson on 21 July 1825. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 27 January 1892, in Núpur, Rangárvallasýsla, Suðurland, Iceland, at the age of 87, and was buried in Holt, Rangárvallasýsla, Suðurland, Iceland.

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Family Time Line

Eyjólfur Ketilsson
1804–1842
Jórun Ólafsdóttir
1804–1892
Marriage: 21 July 1825
Ketill Ejólfsson
1827–1920
Ólafur Eyjólfsson
1830–1914
Þórleifur Eyjólfsson
1835–1911
Sigurður Eyjólfsson
1837–1921
Olöf Eyjólfsdóttir elder
1841–1841
Olöf Eyjólfsdóttir younger
1843–1851

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
21 July 1825
children

(6)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (3)

1814

Age 10

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

Age 39

A new constitution is given to Iceland by the Danish King Christian IX.
1843

Age 39

In Iceland a nationalist movement re-established the Althing.

Name Meaning

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Sources (3)

  • Jorun Olafsdr, "Iceland, Marriages, 1770-1920"
  • Jorun Olafsdr, "Iceland, Marriages, 1770-1920"
  • Jorun Olafsdr in entry for Ketill Eyolfsson, "Iceland, Baptisms, 1730-1905"

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