Guri Tollaksdatter

Brief Life History of Guri

When Guri Tollaksdatter was born on 27 September 1795, in Sokndal, Rogaland, Norway, her father, Tollak Torkelsen Mysse, was 26 and her mother, Berthe Hansdtr, was 24. She married Gundlef Pedersen on 26 April 1831, in Sokndal, Rogaland, Norway. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She died on 21 September 1877, at the age of 81, and was buried in Sokndal, Rogaland, Norway.

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Family Time Line

Gundlef Pedersen
1793–1840
Guri Tollaksdatter
1795–1877
Marriage: 26 April 1831
Gundlefsen
1832–1832
Peder Gundlefsen
1833–
Berthine Gundlefsdatter
1835–1837
Berthine Gundlefsen
1838–

Sources (21)

  • Guri Tollaksdatter in household of Skule Jacobsen, "Norway Census, 1865"
  • Guri Tallaksdr, "Norway, Marriages, 1660-1926"
  • Guri Thorlaksdtr Nedre Mysse, "Norway Church Books, 1815-1930"

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1801 · 1801 Norwegian Census

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

1810 · Vaccinations

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

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

The usual Russian form of George , also used occasionally in the English-speaking world.

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

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