Guðmundur Einarsson


Brief Life History of Guðmundur

When Guðmundur Einarsson was born in 1772, in Sigluvík, Rangárvallasýsla, Southern, Iceland, his father, Einar Guðmundsson, was 47 and his mother, Ingibjörg Guðmundsdóttir, was 38. He married Guðrun Jonsdóttir on 10 October 1795, in Stórólfshvoll, Rangárvallasýsla, Southern, Iceland. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters.

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Guðmundur Einarsson
Guðrun Jonsdóttir
Marriage: 10 October 1795
Jón Guðmundsson
Malhildur Guðmundsdóttir
Ingibjörg Guðmundsdóttir
Einar Gudmundsson

Sources (11)

  • Gudmundur Enarssonar, "Iceland, Marriages, 1770-1920"
  • Gudmundar Einarssonar in entry for Malhilldur Gudmundsson, "Iceland, Baptisms, 1730-1905"
  • Gudmundi Einarssyni, "Iceland, Marriages, 1770-1920"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 October 1795Stórólfshvoll, Rangárvallasýsla, Southern, Iceland
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (5)


    Age 11

    Volcanic eruptions in occur ruining the land which led to the starvation of animals and approx 25% of the Icelandic people.


    Age 28

    The Althing was abolished by the Danish king.


    Age 42

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

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form (and a rare Swedish variant) of Swedish Einarsson: patronymic from the personal name Einar (see Einerson ).

    Americanized form of Norwegian Einarsen, a cognate of 1 above.

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

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