Magnhild Jakobsdatter Strand

Oppland, Norway

The Life of Magnhild Jakobsdatter

Magnhild Jakobsdatter Strand was born in 1827, in Oppland, Norway as the daughter of Jacob Strand. She had at least 2 daughters with Anders Andersson Strupstad Meisingset.

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Anders Andersson Strupstad Meisingset
Magnhild Jakobsdatter Strand
Ildri Andersdatter Gjengstø
Anne Andersdatter Gjengstø

Spouse and Children



    Ildri Andersdatter Gjengstø


    Anne Andersdatter Gjengstø


Parents and Siblings

    Jacob Strand




World Events (8)

1828 · Henrik Ibsen

Age 1

Birth year of Henrik Ibsen. Norwegian playwright and theatre director and one of the most influential playwrights of his time. His most-known works were Peer Gynt and A Doll's House.
1829 · Colonel Hans Christian Heg

Age 2

Birth year of Colonel Heg Hans Christian Heg emigrated in 1840 with his parents to Muskego, Wisconsin. Norwegian American Civil War hero, abolitionist, journalist, anti-slavery activist, politician and soldier. He was best known for leading the Scandinavian 15th Wisconsin Volunteer Regiment on the Union side in the American Civil War. 
1860 · School Act

Age 33

School Act of 1860 which required permanent schools in both towns and rural areas.

Name Meaning

1 North German, Danish, and Swedish: topographic name for someone who lived by the seashore, from Middle Low German, Danish, Swedish strand ‘shore’. In some cases the Swedish name may have been ornamental.2 Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads so named, from strand ‘shore’.

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

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