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
Marite Brynjelsdatter Nordtveit
Marriage: 18 June 1682
Ingebor Gitlesen
Brynild Gitlesen Mundheim
Nils Gitleson Mundheim
Torbor Gitlesen Mundheim
Vidleck Gitlesen
Johanna Andersdotter
Gjetle Andersen Mundheim
Christi Andersen Mundheim
Anders Andersen
Gjetle Andersen Mundheim

Spouse and Children

18 June 1682


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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).

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

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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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