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