Elias Olson Teigland

about 1813–January 1905 (Age 92)
Teigland, Skånevik, Hordaland, Norway

The Life of Elias Olson

When Elias Olson Teigland was born about 1813, in Teigland, Skånevik, Hordaland, Norway, his father, Ola Pedersen Teigland, was 40 and his mother, Marita Torgeirsdatter, was 39. He married Guro Johannesdatter Sandvik about 1848, in Kendall, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 2 daughters. He died in January 1905, at the age of 92.

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Family Time Line

Elias Olson Teigland
1813–1905
Guro Johannesdatter Sandvik
1822–1913
Marriage: about 1848
John Olson
1850–
Ole Olson
1850–
Martha Olson
1850–1946
Julia Olson
1854–1909
Ole E Olson
1854–1914
John E Olson
1856–1950
Peter Olson
1859–1865
Eli E Olelson
1863–1944
Elias Olson
1863–1944

Spouse and Children

    Male1813–1905Male

    Guro Johannesdatter Sandvik

    Female1822–1913Female

MARRIAGE
about 1848
Kendall, Illinois, United States
children

(9)

    John Olson

    Male1850–Male

    Ole Olson

    Male1850–Male

    Female1850–1946Female

    Julia Olson

    Female1854–1909Female

    Ole E Olson

    Male1854–1914Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1814 · Syttende Mai (17th May)

Age 1

Constitution declared Norway to be an independent kingdom to avoid being ceded to Sweden from Denmark. Celebrated by Norwegians & Norwegian-Americans on May 17th each year.
1814 · Eidsvoll, Norway

Age 1

Place where the Norwegian Constitution was signed on 17 May.
1843 · Edvard Grieg

Age 30

Birth year of renown musical composer and pianist. Born in Bergen, Norway. Musical composer and pianist whose music is known worldwide. His use and development of Norwegian folk music in his own compositions brought the music of Norway to develop a national identity,

Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads in Hordaland, named in Old Norse as either Telgland or Teigland. In each case, the second element is land ‘piece of land’; the first elements are respectively telg ‘bracken’, ‘fern’ and teigr ‘strip of land’.

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

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