Valgerdur Brandson

about 1765–
Iceland

The Life of Valgerdur

Valgerdur Brandson was born about 1765, in Iceland as the daughter of Brandur Jonson and Brandur Jonson. She married Jon Jonsson about 1795, in Keldur, Rangárvallasýsla, Suðurland, Iceland.

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Family Time Line

Jon Jonsson
1767–
Valgerdur Brandson
1765–
Marriage: about 1795

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1795
Keldur, Rangárvallasýsla, Suðurland, Iceland

Parents and Siblings

    Brandur Jonson

    Male1720–Male

    Brandur Jonson

    FemaleFemale

siblings

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World Events (3)

1783

Age 18

Volcanic eruptions in occur ruining the land which led to the starvation of animals and approx 25% of the Icelandic people.
1800

Age 35

The Althing was abolished by the Danish king.
1814

Age 49

Norway enters union with Sweden. Iceland remains under Danish rule.

Name Meaning

English:1. habitational name from any of several places: Branston in Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, and Staffordshire, Brandeston in Suffolk, Brandiston in Norfolk, or Braunston in Leicestershire and Northamptonshire. All are named with the Old English personal name Brant + tūn ‘settlement’. 2. (of Norman origin) habitational name from a place called Briençun in northern France. Compare Brinson . 3. patronymic from the personal name Brand ( see Brand ).

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

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