Anders Arnasson

30 June 1801–31 October 1870 (Age 69)
Reynir, Vestur-Skaftafellssýsla, Suðurland, Iceland

The Life of Anders

When Anders Arnasson was born on 30 June 1801, in Reynir, Vestur-Skaftafellssýsla, Suðurland, Iceland, his father, Arni Loftsson, was 31 and his mother, Kristin Eyjolfsdottir, was 38. He married Gudrid Gudmundsson on 20 October 1831. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 8 daughters. He died on 31 October 1870, at the age of 69.

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Family Time Line

Anders Arnasson
1801–1870
Gudrid Gudmundsson
1807–1886
Marriage: 20 October 1831
Valgerdur Andresdottir
1832–
Asmundur Andresson
1833–1833
Malfridur Andresdottir
1836–1883
Arni Andresson
1837–1916
Andresson
1839–1839
Olafur Andresson
1841–1864
Gudni Andresdottir
1842–1842
Gudny Andresdottir ;[twin]
1842–1842
Ingibiorg Andresson
1842–1842
Gudny Andresson
1842–1842
Ingibiorg Andresson
1845–1896
Gudmundur Andresson
1847–1847

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 October 1831
children

(12)

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(3)

World Events (3)

1814

Age 13

Norway enters union with Sweden. Iceland remains under Danish rule.
1843

Age 42

A new constitution is given to Iceland by the Danish King Christian IX.
1843

Age 42

In Iceland a nationalist movement re-established the Althing.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of Norwegian and Danish Arnesen or Swedish Arneson .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Andris Arnason, "Iceland, Marriages, 1770-1920"
  • Andris Arnason in entry for Andresson, "Iceland, Baptisms, 1730-1905"
  • Andris Arnason in entry for Gudny Andresson, "Iceland, Baptisms, 1730-1905"

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