Sjur Olsson Egeland

1630–1709 (Age 79)
Eikeland, Kvinnherad, Hordaland, Norway

The Life of Sjur Olsson

When Sjur Olsson Egeland was born in 1630, in Eikeland, Kvinnherad, Hordaland, Norway, his father, Oluf Haldorsen Eikeland, was 40 and his mother, Anna Clementsdatter Eikeland, was 37. He married Guro Olsdatter in 1657, in Fusa, Hordaland, Norway. He died in 1709, in Fusa, Hordaland, Norway, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

Sjur Olsson Egeland
1630–1709
Ingeborg Olsdatter Revne
1670–
Marriage: 28 November 1697
Ole Sjursen
1698–
Anna Sjursdatter
1699–1787
Guri Sjursdatter Sørtveit
1701–1781
Sjur Sjursen
1704–
Balder Sjursen ( Sortwedt)
1705–
Magiele Sjursen ( Sortwedt)
1705–

Spouse and Children

    Male1630–1709Male

    Ingeborg Olsdatter Revne

    Female1670–Female

MARRIAGE
28 November 1697
Strandvik, Hordaland, Norway
children

(6)

    Ole Sjursen

    Male1698–Male

    Female1699–1787Female

    Female1701–1781Female

    Sjur Sjursen

    Male1704–Male

    Balder Sjursen ( Sortwedt)

    Male1705–Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(13)

+8 More Children

World Events (2)

1685 · Norway Church

Age 55

The State Church of Norway passed a law which required ministers to keep a written record of all baptisms, marriages, burials.
1700 · Norwegian calendar change

Age 70

1n 1700 Norway changed from the Julian Calendar to the Gregorian Calendar. The day after 18 Feb in the Julian Calendar became 1 March in the Gregorian calendar.

Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of various farms in southwestern Norway named Eikeland, from eiki ‘oak’, ‘oak grove’ + land ‘land’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Siur Olsen, "Norway, Marriages, 1660-1926"

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