Guri Knutsdatter


Brief Life History of Guri

When Guri Knutsdatter was born in 1676, in Vestre Slidre, Oppland, Norway, her father, Knud Olsen Magistad, was 31 and her mother, Sebjorg Jensdatter Semmeleng, was 24. She married Ellend Amundsen Vik about 1695, in Vestre Slidre, Oppland, Norway. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter.

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Ellend Amundsen Vik
Guri Knutsdatter
Marriage: about 1695
Ingrid Ellendsdatter Vøle

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    Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1695Vestre Slidre, Oppland, Norway
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (4)

    1685 · Norway Church

    Age 9

    The State Church of Norway passed a law which required ministers to keep a written record of all baptisms, marriages, burials.

    1700 · Norwegian calendar change

    Age 24

    1n 1700 Norway changed from the Julian Calendar to the Gregorian Calendar. The day after 18 Feb in the Julian Calendar became 1 March in the Gregorian calendar.

    1736 · Confirmation & education

    Age 60

    Law of 1736 legally established Confirmation in the Lutheran Church which led to organized education for all children. These became important records which the Pastor kept.

    Name Meaning

    meaning ‘painted, coloured’ in Hebrew; it is borne in the Bible by a son of Naphtali and grandson of Jacob (Genesis 46:24).

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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