Gunnhild Knutsdatter

about 1700–before 1742 (Age 42)
Ål, Buskerud, Norway

The Life of Gunnhild

When Gunnhild Knutsdatter was born about 1700, in Ål, Buskerud, Norway, her father, KNUD BOTOLVSEN ESPEGARD, was 34 and her mother, SIGRID OLSDATTER SKOTTEBØL, was 25. She married Lars Ivarsson Gjeldokk Kvinnegard about 1730, in Ål, Buskerud, Norway. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. She died before 1742, in her hometown, at the age of 41.

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Family Time Line

Lars Ivarsson Gjeldokk Kvinnegard
1680–
Gunnhild Knutsdatter
1700–1742
Marriage: about 1730
Gunhild Larsdatter Kvinnegard
1729–1813
Iver
1732–
Ivar Larson Kvinnegard
1732–1812
Iver Larsen
1735–1812
Knut Larsson Kvinnegard Tune Noss
1737–1826
Ola Larsson Kvinnegard Haug
1741–1815

Spouse and Children

    Lars Ivarsson Gjeldokk Kvinnegard

    Male1680–Male

    Female1700–1742Female

MARRIAGE
about 1730
Ål, Buskerud, Norway
children

(6)

    Gunhild Larsdatter Kvinnegard

    Female1729–1813Female

    Ivar Larson Kvinnegard

    Male1732–1812Male

    Iver

    Male1732–Male

    Iver Larsen

    Male1735–1812Male

    Knut Larsson Kvinnegard Tune Noss

    Male1737–1826Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(3)

World Events (3)

1700 · Norwegian calendar change

Age 0

1n 1700 Norway changed from the Julian Calendar to the Gregorian Calendar. The day after 18 Feb in the Julian Calendar became 1 March in the Gregorian calendar.
1736 · Confirmation & education

Age 36

Law of 1736 legally established Confirmation in the Lutheran Church which led to organized education for all children. These became important records which the Pastor kept.
1739 · Universal schooling

Age 39

First school law to begin universal schooling in Norway. They taught the subjects of Christianity, reading, writing, arithmetic. Compulsory schooling from the age of seven and at least until ten to twelve years old.

Name Meaning

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Sources (3)

  • Hallingslekter page 60 #238 & #239 Knut Botolvson Espegard and Sigrid Olsdatter
  • Probate of Siri Olsdatter Espegard from 12 December 1741 to 14 February 1742 in Ål, Buskerud, Norway
  • Aal Bygdesoge Slektssoga Volume V, page 320 Knut Botolvsson Espegard, Gunhild Embriksdatter Skrindo, and Sigrid Olsdatter Skottebøl on Espegard, øvre (gnr. 70 bnr. 5)

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