Gertrud Andersdotter

Brief Life History of Gertrud

When Gertrud Andersdotter was born on 2 October 1771, in Stenkyrka, Gotland, Sweden, her father, Anders Jacobsson, was 43 and her mother, Kerstin Stina Rasmusdotter, was 32. She married Olof Olofsson on 9 April 1793, in Stenkyrka, Gotland, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 24 November 1850, in her hometown, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

Olof Olofsson
1769–1819
Gertrud Andersdotter
1771–1850
Marriage: 9 April 1793
Margaretha Olofsdotter
1793–
Olof Olofsson
1795–
Christina Catharina Olsson
1797–
Andreas Olsson
1799–
Anders Olofsson Molin
1800–
Johan Olofsson
1804–
Olof Olsson
1806–1806
Stina Gertrud Olofsdotter
1807–
Olof Petter Olsson
1810–
Anna Katarina Olofsdotter
1811–1901
Brita Christina Olofsdotter
1812–1856

Sources (1)

  • Gartrud Andersson, "Sweden, Baptisms, 1611-1920" (1771)

World Events (4)

1809

Sweden declared independence. Constitutional monarchy established. Russia took Aland Island group from Sweden.

1814

Denmark ceded Norway to Sweden.

1832

Göta Canal opened.

Name Meaning

from gēr, gār ‘spear’ + þrūþ ‘strength’; the name of two famous 13th-century nuns of the Cistercian Abbey of Helfta near Eisleben, whose spiritual writings had a great influence.

Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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