Gýda Johanne Gýth


The Life of Gýda Johanne

Gýda Johanne Gýth was born in 1853, in Norway as the daughter of Johan Gýth. She married Olaus Daniel Abrahamsen Knoph on 5 May 1880, in Oslo, Norway. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter.

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Olaus Daniel Abrahamsen Knoph
Gýda Johanne Gýth
Marriage: 5 May 1880
Gudny Rina Anine Knoph
Bjarne Bockmann Gyth Knoph
Ragnar Johan Gyth Knoph

Spouse and Children

5 May 1880
Oslo, Norway


    Gudny Rina Anine Knoph


    Bjarne Bockmann Gyth Knoph


    Ragnar Johan Gyth Knoph


Parents and Siblings

    Johan Gýth




World Events (6)

1855 · Erik Werenskiold

Age 2

Birth year of Erik Werenskiold Norwegian painter and illustrator. He was especially known for his drawings of the Asbjørnsen and Moe fairytale collection.
1857 · Theodor Kittelsen

Age 4

Birth year of Theodor Kittelsen. One of the most popular artists in Norway. He became famous for his nature paintings, as well as his illustrations of fairy tales and legends, especially of trolls.
1893 · Fridtjof Nansen

Age 40

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

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: reduced form of McGath .2 English: variant of Garth .3 North German (Gäth): variant of Gäde ( see Gaede ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Gýda Johanne Gýth, "Norway Marriages, 1660-1926"
  • Gyda Johanne Gyth in entry for Ragnar Johan Gyth Knoph, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Gyda Johanne Gyth in entry for Bjarne Bockmann Gyth Knoph, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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