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Gróa Þorsteinsdóttir, of Caithness

Also Known As: "Gró Þorsteinsdóttir", "Gróa Thorsteinsdatter"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: Died in Hvammi,Dala,,Iceland
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Þorsteinn "rauði (the Red)" Ólafsson Ólafsson and Þuríður (Thurid) Eyvindardóttur til Amle
Wife of Duncan, Mórmaer of Caithness
Mother of Grelod Duncansdatter
Sister of Olafur Feilan Torsteinsson; Thorhild Thornsteindotter; Osk Þorsteinsdottir; Þorgerður Þorsteinsdóttir; Ólöf Þorsteinsdóttir and 2 others
Half sister of Þorvaldur "Hvíti" (White) Þórðarson

Occupation: concubine avant mariage
Managed by: Bianca May Evelyn Brennan
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About Gróa Þorsteinsdóttir

Groa Torsteinsdotter

Mother of Grelod who married Thorfinn Hausakljuv

http://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/SCOTTISH%20NOBILITY.htm#GreladCaithnessMThorfinnIOrkney

GRELAD . Snorre names "Grelad, a daughter of Earl Dungad of Caithness…[and of] Groa, a daughter of Thorstein Raud" as mother of the five sons of Thorfin "Hausakljufer"[59]. m (941) THORFINN "Hausakliffer/Skullcleaver" Jarl of Orkney, son of EINAR "Turf-Einar" Jarl of Orkney & his wife --- (-soon after 977). He appears to have become Jarl of Caithness.

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Groa Torsteinsdotter (Gróa Þorsteinsdóttir)

http://lind.no/nor/index.asp?lang=&emne=asatru&person=Groa%20Torsteinsdotter

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  • Groa Thorsteinsdottir

born Abt 0873 Of Hvammi, Dala, Iceland

father:

  • Thorstein "The Red" Olafsson

born Abt 0858 Dublin, Ireland

died 0888 Hvammi, Dala, Iceland

mother:

  • Thurid Eyvindsdatter

born Abt 0847 Of Amle, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway

married Abt 0868 Of Dala, Iceland

siblings:

Thorhildur Thorsteinsdottir born 0872 Of Hvammi, Dala, Iceland died Abt 0904 Of Iceland

Olafur "Feilan" Thorsteinson born 0870 Of Hvammi, Dala, Iceland died Abt 0911 Of Iceland

Thorgerdur Thorsteinsdottir born 0876 Of Hvammi, Dala, Iceland

Osk Thorsteinsdottir born Abt 0874 Of Hvammi, Dala, Iceland

Vigdis Thorsteinsdottir born Abt 0878 Of Hvammi, Dala, Iceland

spouse:

  • Duncan (Dungad) Jarl of Caithness

born Abt 0871 Of Caithness, Scotland

(end of information)

children:

  • Grelod (Gerlaf) (Grelauga) Duncansdatter

born Abt 0898 Of Caithness, Scotland

biographical and/or anecdotal:

notes or source:

LDS

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  • Groa Thorsteinsdottir

born Abt 0873 Of Hvammi, Dala, Iceland

father:

  • Thorstein "The Red" Olafsson

born Abt 0858 Dublin, Ireland died 0888 Hvammi, Dala, Iceland

mother:

  • Thurid Eyvindsdatter

born Abt 0847 Of Amle, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway married Abt 0868 Of Dala, Iceland

siblings: Thorhildur Thorsteinsdottir born 0872 Of Hvammi, Dala, Iceland died Abt 0904 Of Iceland Olafur "Feilan" Thorsteinson born 0870 Of Hvammi, Dala, Iceland died Abt 0911 Of Iceland Thorgerdur Thorsteinsdottir born 0876 Of Hvammi, Dala, Iceland Osk Thorsteinsdottir born Abt 0874 Of Hvammi, Dala, Iceland Vigdis Thorsteinsdottir born Abt 0878 Of Hvammi, Dala, Iceland

spouse:

  • Duncan (Dungad) Jarl of Caithness

born Abt 0871 Of Caithness, Scotland (end of information)

children:

  • Grelod (Gerlaf) (Grelauga) Duncansdatter

born Abt 0898 Of Caithness, Scotland ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- http://books.google.com/books?id=tMZNzqE_G94C&pg=PA111&lpg=PA111&dq=dungad+%28Duncan%29+mormaer+of+caithness&source=bl&ots=xTa-6V69yv&sig=qcxKP8dfAtw0EalkjYTaNK3QrAw&hl=en&sa=X&ei=Z2aDVJSFLNGnyASf44GYDA&ved=0CEYQ6AEwBg#v=onepage&q=dungad%20%28Duncan%29%20mormaer%20of%20caithness&f=false

Link above and the edit portion listed above stated her husband was Earl Dungard of Caithness (also known as Mormaer Duncan of Caithness, Earl Duncan of Caithness) not to be confused with Duncan of Strathearn.

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Gróa Þorsteinsdóttir's Timeline

873
873
Scotland, United Kingdom
898
898
Age 25
Caithness, Scotland
898
Age 25
Sterlingshire,Caithness,Scotland
914
914
Age 41
Hvammi,Dala,,Iceland
914
Age 41
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