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Ólafur (Feilan) Þorsteinsson of Hvamm

Also Known As: "Thorsteinsson"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: Died in Laxardal, Iceland
Immediate Family:

Son of Þorsteinn "rauði (the Red)" Ólafsson Ólafsson and Þuríður (Thurid) Eyvindardóttur til Amle
Husband of Álfdís Konalsdotter Konálsdóttir Fædd (875)
Father of Þórður 'gellir' Ólafsson; Helga Olafsdotter Olavsdatter; Þóra (Thora) Ólafsdóttir; Thordis Olavsdotter Olavsdatter; Grani Olafsson and 4 others
Brother of Thorhild Thornsteindotter; Gróa Þorsteinsdóttir; Osk Þorsteinsdottir; Þorgerður Þorsteinsdóttir; Ólöf Þorsteinsdóttir and 3 others
Half brother of Þorvaldur "Hvíti" (White) Þórðarson

Occupation: Landnámsmaður í Hvammi í Dölum. Var í föruneyti með Auði „djúpúðgu“.
Managed by: Jason Scott Wills
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About Olafur Feilan Torsteinsson

a first settler of Hvamm in the Dales

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Han var yngste sønn og kom med sin bestemor Aud til Island, han slo seg senere

ned på gården Hvam ved Hvamsfjord.

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Olaf Feilan ("Olaf little wolf, old nors Ylving, old eng Wulfing, irish name Faelan") (c. 890-940) was an Icelandic gothi of the Settlement period. He was the son of Thorstein the Red, jarl of Caithness, and his wife Thurid Eyvindsdottir. After the death of his father Olaf accompanied his grandmother Aud the Deep-minded to Iceland, and settled with her at Hvamm in the Laxardal region. Around 920 Olaf married a woman named Alfdis. Aud died at their wedding feast. The children of Olaf and Alfdis were Thord Gellir, Thora, Helga, Thorunn, and Thordis.

Olaf died around 940. His nephew Olaf the Peacock was named after him.

From Wikipedia

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http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=4l83jmr3&id=I1911

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Olafur Feilan Torsteinsson's Timeline

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Scotland, United Kingdom
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Of, , , Iceland
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Iceland
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Laxardal, Iceland
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Hvammi Dala Iceland
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Iceland
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