Eivin Gulbrandsen

17 July 1861–21 August 1922 (Age 61)
Bondelia, Oppland, Norway

The Life of Eivin

When Eivin Gulbrandsen was born on 17 July 1861, in Bondelia, Oppland, Norway, his father, Gulbrand Knudsen Bondeli, was 39 and his mother, Ragnild Sørensdatter Holdal, was 38. He lived in Skrautvål, Nord-Aurdal, Oppland, Norway in 1861. He died on 21 August 1922, at the age of 61.

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Family Time Line

Gulbrand Knudsen Bondeli
1821–1909
Ragnild Sørensdatter Holdal
1822–1864
Knud Gulbrandsen
1845–1849
Anne Gulbrandsdatter
1847–1913
Anne Gulbrandsdatter
1850–
Knud Gulbrandsen Bondeli
1852–1935
Soren Gulbrandsen
1855–
Ole Gulbrandsen
1857–
Nils Gulbrandson Bonlie
1858–1936
Eivin Gulbrandsen
1861–1922

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1862 · Homestead Act

Age 1

Homestead Act was passed in the U.S. which made land available for free upon meeting certain conditions. Many Norwegian-Americans acquired land through this process.
1865 · 1865 Norwegian Census

Age 4

Arranged by county, clerical district, parish. Includes names with their birth years & places, position in family, occupation, indexes to farms & localities.
1882 · Sigrid Undset

Age 21

Birth year of Sigrid Undset. Norwegian novelist who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1928. Her best-known work is Kristin Lavransdatter.

Name Meaning

Scandinavian: patronymic from the Old Norse personal name Guðbrandr, a compound of guð ‘god’ + brandr ‘sword’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Eivin Gulbrandsen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Eivin Gulbrandsen Parish Christening Record, 1861
  • Eivin Gulbrandsen, "Norway, Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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