Einar Gislason

about 1714–
Stóramörk, Rangárvallasýsla, Suðurland, Iceland

The Life of Einar

When Einar Gislason was born about 1714, in Stóramörk, Rangárvallasýsla, Suðurland, Iceland, his father, Gísli Þorláksson, was 49 and his mother, Ingveldur Einarsdóttir, was 31. He married Kristin Eiriksdottir in 1740. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Einar Gislason
1714–
Kristin Eiriksdottir
1711–
Marriage: 1740
Sigrid Einarsson
1741–1819
Katrin Einarsdottir
1746–1806
Erlendur Einarsson
1748–1818

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1740
children

(3)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (3)

1783

Age 69

Volcanic eruptions in occur ruining the land which led to the starvation of animals and approx 25% of the Icelandic people.
1800

Age 86

The Althing was abolished by the Danish king.
1814

Age 100

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

Name Meaning

Icelandic: patronymic from the personal name Gisli ( see Giesel ).

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

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