Gunild Eriksdatter

Female9 March 1758–

Brief Life History of Gunild

When Gunild Eriksdatter was christened on 9 March 1758, in Lyngdal, Vest-Agder, Norway, her father, Erich Olsen, was 52 and her mother, Astri Bjørnsdatter, was 35.

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Erich Olsen
Astri Bjørnsdatter
Anders Eriksen
Gunild Eriksdatter
Ole Eriksen
Bjorn Eriksen
Adlu Eriksdatter
Gunild Eriksdatter
Anna Eriksdatter
Astri Eriksdatter
Astri Eriksdatter
Knud Eriksen

Sources (2)

  • Gunnild Eriksen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Gunnild Eriksen, "Norway, Baptisms, 1634-1927"

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (10)

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World Events (3)

1801 · 1801 Norwegian Census

It listed all family members living on each farm. Also those living in the cities.

1810 · Vaccinations

Royal order issued by the King of Norway and Denmark in 1810 required everyone to have a certificate of smallpox vaccination. This was also recorded in the Church records. 33

1810 · Ole Bull

Eminent Norwegian violinist and composer. Renown Norwegian violinist and composer who toured multiple times in the US. Family friend with Edvard Grieg.

Name Meaning

Scottish (Angus and Perthshire): apparently a nickname for someone who played a prominent part in a medieval guild. It may, however, be a Scottish variant of Gould .

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

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