Ingebor Olsdatter was born on 29 April 1822, in Sauherad Kirke, Sauherad, Telemark, Norway as the daughter of Ole Tovsen and Kari Halvorsdatter. She married Gunder Erickson on 29 December 1845, in Holla, Telemark, Norway. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 28 May 1862, in Whitewater, Walworth, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 40.
From an Old Norse personal name from the name of the fertility god Ing + borg ‘fortification’.