Bryngel Elofsson

Östra Ämtervik, Värmland, Sweden

The Life Summary of Bryngel

When Bryngel Elofsson was born in 1698, in Östra Ämtervik, Värmland, Sweden, his father, Elof Bryngelsson, was 46 and his mother, Mrs. Elof Bryngelsson, was 37. He married Margitta Jonsdotter on 8 June 1735, in Värmland, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters.

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Bryngel Elofsson
Margitta Jonsdotter
Marriage: 8 June 1735
Olof Bryngelsson
Margeta Bryngelsdotter
Cathrina Bryngelsdotter
Anneka Bryngelsdotter
Ingeborg Bryngelsdotter
Ingeborg Bryngelsdotter

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 June 1735Värmland, Sweden
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    World Events (5)

    Age 0
    King Charles II invaded Denmark. Forced Danish King to sign Peace of Travendal.
    1700 · The Great Northern War
    Age 2
    By 1658, Sweden had become a great power in northern Europe. The Great Northern War from 1700 through 1721 resulted in the loss of land amassed by Sweden in areas such as Germany, Norway, and Denmark. Nearly 200,000 Swedes lost their lives due to the war while Sweden lost much of its dominance in the Baltic Region.
    Age 45
    In Treaty of Abo, Sweden ceded southeast Finland to Russia.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Lars.Americanized form (and a rare Swedish variant) of Swedish Elofsson: patronymic from the personal name Elof, from Old Norse Eilífr, a compound of ei ‘alone’, ‘sole’ or ‘always’ + lífr ‘living, alive’.

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

    Sources (4)

    • 1749 Birth record for Ingeborg of Bavik, Ostra Amtervik,Sweden, Värmland Church Records, 1509-1925; index 1640-1860;
    • Bryngel Olofson in entry for Cattarina Bryngelsdotter, "Sweden Burials, 1649-1920"
    • Bryngel Ersson in entry for Maria Bryngelsdotter, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"

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