Gunnild Christensdatter

Female18 September 1738–

Brief Life History of Gunnild

Gunnild Christensdatter was born on 18 September 1738 as the daughter of Christen Abrahamsen and Anne Johannisdatter. She lived in Sandar, Vestfold, Norway in 1738.

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Christen Abrahamsen
Anne Johannisdatter
Gunnild Christensdatter
Gullich Christensen
Johannes Christensen
Hans Christensen

Sources (1)

  • Gunnild Christensdatter, "Norway, Baptisms, 1634-1927"

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (5)

World Events (5)

1739 · Universal schooling

Age 1

First school law to begin universal schooling in Norway. They taught the subjects of Christianity, reading, writing, arithmetic. Compulsory schooling from the age of seven and at least until ten to twelve years old.

1801 · 1801 Norwegian Census

Age 63

It listed all family members living on each farm. Also those living in the cities.

1810 · Vaccinations

Age 72

Royal order issued by the King of Norway and Denmark in 1810 required everyone to have a certificate of smallpox vaccination. This was also recorded in the Church records. 33

Name Meaning

From an Old Norse personal name from gunnr ‘strife’ + hildr ‘battle’. The name has been in common use since the Viking period.

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

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