Sólrún Ketilsdóttir

Brief Life History of Sólrún

When Sólrún Ketilsdóttir was born on 25 February 1816, in Sauðhúsvöllur, Rangárvallasýsla, Southern, Iceland, her father, Ketill Valdarsson, was 52 and her mother, Ingveldur Eyjólfsdóttir, was 48. She married Gudmundur Gudmundsson on 8 June 1842, in Holt, Rangárvallasýsla, Southern, Iceland. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 22 April 1851, in Rangárvallasýsla, Southern, Iceland, at the age of 35, and was buried in Holt, Rangárvallasýsla, Southern, Iceland.

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Gudmundur Gudmundsson
Sólrún Ketilsdóttir
Marriage: 8 June 1842
Guðmundur Guðmundsson
Ingibjörg Guðmundsdóttir
Ingveldur Guðmundsdóttir
Isleikur Guðmundsson
Eyjólfur Guðmundsson
Ingveldur Guðmundsdottir
Guðrún Guðmundsdóttir

Sources (16)

  • Solrun Ketilsdottir in household of Katrin Ketilsdottir, "Iceland, Census, 1835"
  • Solrun Kjetilsdr, "Iceland Marriages, 1770-1920"
  • Solrun Keattlson in entry for Gudmund Gudmundson, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Record of Members (Worldwide), 1836-1970"

World Events (2)


A new constitution is given to Iceland by the Danish King Christian IX.


In Iceland a nationalist movement re-established the Althing.

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Life Story of Gudmund Gudmunson

( This story is taken from events and stories remembered by his daughters Nena and Rebecca) Gudmund Gudmunson was born January 20, 1842 to Gudmund and Solrum Kelilsson Gudmunson in Sandhusvallur, Eyj …

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