Katrín Jónsdóttir

1725–19 January 1805 (Age 80)
Skogar Undir Eyjafjollum, Rangárvallasýsla, Suðurland, Iceland

The Life of Katrín

When Katrín Jónsdóttir was born in 1725, in Skogar Undir Eyjafjollum, Rangárvallasýsla, Suðurland, Iceland, her father, Jon Jonsson, was 25 and her mother, Olof Egilsson, was 22. She married Olafur Jonsson about 1749, in Iceland. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. She died on 19 January 1805, in Rangárvallasýsla, Suðurland, Iceland, at the age of 80, and was buried in Skogar, Rangárvallasýsla, Suðurland, Iceland.

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Family Time Line

Olafur Jonsson
1723–1765
Katrín Jónsdóttir
1725–1805
Marriage: about 1749
Matthildur Olafsdottir
1750–1797
Miss Olafsdottir
1758–1765
Rannveig Ólafsdóttir
1759–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1749
Iceland
children

(3)

Parents and Siblings

    Jon Jonsson

    Male1700–Male

    Olof Egilsson

    Female1703–Female

siblings

(2)

World Events (2)

1783

Age 58

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

Age 75

The Althing was abolished by the Danish king.

Name Meaning

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Sources (1)

  • Iceland. Vestur-Skaftfellingar (1803-1966 Vol. 3 p.174)

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