Gunnild Erichsdatter

Female9 July 1808–11 December 1889

Brief Life History of Gunnild

When Gunnild Erichsdatter was born on 9 July 1808, in Oppland, Norway, her father, Erik Erikson, was 30 and her mother, Rachel Christensdatter, was 28. She married Ole Stokke Tollefsen in 1825, in Stokke, Tønsberg, Norway. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 11 December 1889, in Sande, Vestfold, Norway, at the age of 81.

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Family Time Line

Ole Tollisen
Gunnild Erichsdatter
Marriage: 29 December 1828
Johanne Birgitte Olsdatter
Thale Elise Olsen
Olaus Olsen
Andrine Olava Olsen
Hans Christian Olsen
Andreas Olsen
Hans Christian Olsen
Caroline Ottilde Olsdatter
Andreas Olsen
Elise Olsen
Olava Olsen
Tollef Olsen
1854–about 1876

Sources (29)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Gunhild Eriksen - birth-name: Gunhild Eriksen
  • Gunnild Erichsdr, "Norway, Marriages, 1660-1926"
  • Gunnild Erichsdatter in entry for Tolli Marthin, "Norway Church Books, 1815-1930"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 December 1828Sande, Vestfold, Norway
  • Children (12)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1810 · Vaccinations

    Age 2

    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

    1810 · Ole Bull

    Age 2

    Eminent Norwegian violinist and composer. Renown Norwegian violinist and composer who toured multiple times in the US. Family friend with Edvard Grieg.

    1832 · Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson

    Age 24

    "Birth year of Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson. Norwegian writer who received the 1903 Nobel Prize in Literature. He wrote the lyrics to the Norwegian national anthem ""Ja, vi elsker."""

    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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