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Þorgerður Þorsteinsdóttir (Torsteinsdatter)

Birthplace: Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: Died in Iceland
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Thorstein "the Red" Olafsson and Þuríður (Thurid) Eyvindardóttur til Amle
Wife of Dala-Kollur Veðrar-Grímsson and Herjolv Herjólfur Eyvindsson
Mother of Höskuldur Dala-Kollsson; Groa Dala-Kollsdatter; Thorkatla Dala-Kollsdatter; Hrut Hrútur Herjolfsson Herjólfsson, på Kambsness and Eyvind Herjolvsson
Sister of Thorhild Thornsteindotter; Olafur Feilan Torsteinsson; Ólöf Þorsteinsdóttir Torsteinsdottir; Gróa Þorsteinsdóttir; Osk Þorsteinsdottir and 2 others
Half sister of Þorvaldur "Hvíti" (White) Þórðarson

Occupation: Rejste til Island med Audur "den dypsindige"., Housewife
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About Þorgerður Þorsteinsdóttir

Landnamabok says:

Chapter XVI. There was a man named Koll, the son of Vedrar (Wether) Grim, the son of Asi a hersir; he had the management of the affairs of Aud, and was most honoured by her. Koll married Thorgerd, daughter of Thorstein the Red. [...]

Chapter XVIII. Koll took to himself the whole of Salmonriver-dale, all unto Hawkdale-river; he was called Koll o' Dales; he had for wife Thorgerd, the daughter of Thorstein the Red; their children were Hoskuld and Groa, whom Veleif the Old had for wife; also Thorkatla, whom Thorgeir the godi had for wife. [...]

Herjolf, the son of Eyvind 'Eld,' was the second husband of Thorgerd, the daughter of Thorstein the Red; their son was Hrut, to whom Hoskuld paid into his mother's inheritance the land of Combeness between Hawkdale-river and that ridge which there runs down from the mountains into the sea.


Landnamabok says:

Aud gave Thorhild, the daughter of Thorstein the Red, in marriage to Eystein 'Meinfret,' the son of Alf, in Osta; their son was Thord, the father of Kolbein, the father of Thord the Skald; also Alf o' Dales, who had for wife Halldis, the daughter of Erp, whose son was Snorri, the father of Thorgils, the son of Halla.