Gitle Gertsen Mundheim

1650–1696 (Age 46)
Kvinnherad, Hordaland, Norway

The Life of Gitle

When Gitle Gertsen Mundheim was born in 1650, in Kvinnherad, Hordaland, Norway, his father, Gjert Gitleson Mundheim, was 36 and his mother, Ingeborg Lassesen, was 35. He married Torbjørg Olsdatter Eikeland on 22 April 1679. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died in 1696, in Mundheim, Kvam, Hordaland, Norway, at the age of 46, and was buried in Varaldsøy, Hordaland, Norway.

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Gitle Gertsen Mundheim
Torbjørg Olsdatter Eikeland
Marriage: 22 April 1679
Nils Gitleson Mundheim

Spouse & Children

22 April 1679


Parents & Siblings



+1 More Child

World Events (1)

1685 · Norway Church

Age 35

The State Church of Norway passed a law which required ministers to keep a written record of all baptisms, marriages, burials.

Name Meaning

1 German: habitational name from a place near Lingen in East Friesland named Gersten.2 German: variant of Gerst .3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name or metonymic occupational name from German Gersten ‘barley’ (see 2).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Jetle Mundem in entry for Brynild, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Gitle Mundeim, "Norway, Marriages, 1660-1926"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Getle Gertsen Mundheim - burial: 23 December 1696; Mundheim, Hordaland, Norway

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