Gunnuf Østensen

Dal, Tinn, Telemark, Norway

The Life of Gunnuf

When Gunnuf Østensen was born on 6 December 1799, in Dal, Tinn, Telemark, Norway, his father, Oystein Gunnulvson, was 32 and his mother, Groe Engelbrethdtr, was 17. He married Mari Torgersdatter on 1 March 1828, in Mæl, Tinn, Telemark, Norway. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter.

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Family Time Line

Gunnuf Østensen
Mari Torgersdatter
Marriage: 1 March 1828
Osten Gunnnufsen

Spouse & Children

  • Male1799–Male

  • Mari Torgersdatter


1 March 1828
Mæl, Tinn, Telemark, Norway


  • Male1830–1903Male

  • Gunnufsdatter


Parents & Siblings

  • Oystein Gunnulvson


  • Groe Engelbrethdtr




+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1801 · 1801 Norwegian Census

Age 2

It listed all family members living on each farm. Also those living in the cities.
1810 · Vaccinations

Age 11

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
1832 · Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson

Age 33

"Birth year of Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson. Norwegian writer who received the 1903 Nobel Prize in Literature. He wrote the lyrics to the Norwegian national anthem ""Ja, vi elsker."""

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Sources (3)

  • Gunnuf Østensen Svalde, "Norway Marriages, 1660-1926"
  • Gunnuf Østensen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Gunnuf Østensen in entry for Gunnufsdatter, "Norway Burials, 1666-1927"

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