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  • Andreas Thoreri Gelsenius (1611 - 1677)
    Andreas Thoreri Gelsenius föddes 1611 i Gärdserum prästgård, (E) av föräldrarna Elsa Svensdotter (21 år) och hennes man kyrkoherden i Gärdserum, Thoreus Caroli (31 år) 1643 (22 aug) blev Andreas präs...
  • Carl (c.1550 - d.)
    He was a farmer (torpare) at Horn. He came to Gärdserum when his son became priest there, and was a farmer (torpare) at Könserum. It is possible he was connected in some way with Benedictus Nicolai Cor...
  • Samuel Gelsenius (1701 - 1769)

The Gelsenii were a Swedish family of parish priests. Their ancestor Thorerus Caroli came from Horn. The name Gelsenius was inspired from the parish name Gärdserum. In past the parish name was spelled Gärserum, Gälserum Gelserum, Gälvesrum and Gellersrum. Later generations modified their surname to Gerdeman.