Ragnhild Margrete Glad

24 September 1876–29 June 1951 (Age 74)
Blokken, Sortland Prestegjeld, Nordland, Norway

The Life of Ragnhild Margrete

When Ragnhild Margrete Glad was born on 24 September 1876, in Blokken, Sortland Prestegjeld, Nordland, Norway, her father, Petter Martinus Glad, was 54 and her mother, Christine Christiane Ellingsen, was 43. She married Johan Enevold Hansen on 11 July 1895, in Sortland, Sortland Prestegjeld, Nordland, Norway. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 29 June 1951, in Sigerfjord, Sortland Prestegjeld, Nordland, Norway, at the age of 74, and was buried in Sigerfjord, Sortland Prestegjeld, Nordland, Norway.

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Johan Enevold Hansen
Ragnhild Margrete Glad
Marriage: 11 July 1895
Karl Hansen
Jørgen Peder Hansen
Hedvig Tomine Hansen
Petter Martin Hansen
Kristen Hartvig Hansen
Kristine Hansen
Ragnar Johan Hansen

Spouse and Children

11 July 1895
Sortland, Sortland Prestegjeld, Nordland, Norway


    Karl Hansen


    Jørgen Peder Hansen


    Hedvig Tomine Hansen



    Kristen Hartvig Hansen


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World Events (7)

1882 · Sigrid Undset

Age 6

Birth year of Sigrid Undset. Norwegian novelist who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1928. Her best-known work is Kristin Lavransdatter.
1893 · Fridtjof Nansen

Age 17

Birth year of Fridtjof Nansen. Norwegian explorer, scientist, diplomat, humanitarian and Nobel Peace Prize laureate.
1900 · 1900 Norwegian Census

Age 24

Enumerates all persons in Norway on 3 Dec 1900. Also includes data of individuals on Norwegian ships. Includes names, birthdates & birthplaces, marital status, position in family, occupation, nationality etc.

Name Meaning

1 English: from a short form of the various Old English personal names with a first element glæd ‘shining’, ‘joyful’. Compare Gladwin .2 English and Scandinavian: nickname for a cheerful person, from Middle English, Scandinavian glad ‘merry’, ‘jolly’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Ragnhild Glad in entry for Ivar B Dahlstrom and Christine Hansen, "New York, County Marriages, 1847-1848; 1908-1936"
  • Ragnhild Glad in entry for Ivar B Dahlstrom and Christine Hansen, "New York, County Marriages, 1847-1848; 1908-1936"
  • Rangheld Glad in entry for Andrew P Paulson and Hedvig T Hanson, "New York, County Marriages, 1847-1848; 1908-1936"

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