Hilda Olivia Gullestad

1 July 1903–about 1960 (Age 56)

The Life Summary of Hilda Olivia

When Hilda Olivia Gullestad was born on 1 July 1903, in Norway, her father, Hans Peder Olsen Gullestad, was 39 and her mother, Oline Andrea Olsdatter Narvestad, was 36. She married Ivar Hunsbedt on 10 November 1923. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Kvinesdal, Vest-Agder, Norway in 1903. She died about 1960, at the age of 58.

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Ivar Hunsbedt
Hilda Olivia Gullestad
Marriage: 10 November 1923
Helga Oddfrid Hunsbedt

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  • Marriage
    10 November 1923
  • Children


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    World Events (4)

    1904 · Åsta Holth
    Age 1
    Birth year of Åsta Holth. Well-known Norwegian author who was born at Svullrya in Hedmark county. She was of Forest Finnish descent. Many of her written works were about the residents of Finnskogen. Norwegian novelist, poet and short story writer. 
    1905 · Freedom for Norway
    Age 2
    Swedish-Norwegian union was legally dissolved. Norway became a free country in 1905. Danish Prince, Carl Fredrik, became King of Norway, and chose as his name, King Håkon VII. From then on the king was a titular head only.
    1923 · Naming Law
    Age 20
    Naming Law adopted in Norway when each family was required to have a surname. They couldn't use patronymics. It could be either the husband's or wife's family name.

    Name Meaning

    Of Germanic origin, a Latinized short form of any of several girls' names derived from hild ‘battle’. Many of these are found in both Continental Germanic and Old English forms. St Hilda ( 614–80 ) was a Northumbrian princess who founded the abbey at Whitby and became its abbess. The name all but died out by the 14th century. It was strongly revived in the 19th century. Since the 1930s, however, it has again fallen from favour.

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

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    Sources (1)

    • Hilda Olivia Olssen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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