Gjertrud Pedersdatter

Female21 March 1784–

Brief Life History of Gjertrud

When Gjertrud Pedersdatter was born on 21 March 1784, in Vinger, Hedmark, Norway, her father, Peder Embretsen Brakaldsvaalet, was 30 and her mother, Kari Johannesdr, was 23. She married Ole Hansen Englerud on 15 February 1821, in Vinger, Hedmark, Norway.

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Family Time Line

Ole Hansen Englerud
1760–1847
Gjertrud Pedersdatter
1784–
Marriage: 15 February 1821

Sources (6)

  • Gjertrud Pedersdr, "Norway Marriages, 1660-1926"
  • Gjertru Poulsdr in entry for Ole Hansen, "Norway Church Books, 1815-1930"
  • Gjertru Pedersdtr. in entry for Ole Hansen, "Norway Church Books, 1815-1930"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 February 1821Vinger, Hedmark, Norway
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (13)

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    World Events (8)

    1801 · 1801 Norwegian Census

    Age 17

    It listed all family members living on each farm. Also those living in the cities.

    1810 · Vaccinations

    Age 26

    Royal order issued by the King of Norway and Denmark in 1810 required everyone to have a certificate of smallpox vaccination. This was also recorded in the Church records. 33

    1825 · Sloopers

    Age 41

    First organized group of emigrants to leave Norway. First emigration to America began with the Sloopers who left in an undersized sloop “Restauration” sailed from Stavanger, Norway on July 4th, 1825.

    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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