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Emigrants

1873

Ships: Björg, Queen (Ak.)

NAME STATUS AGE RESIDENCE PORT
   Jón Jónsson    farmer 29    Ásbrandsstaðir    Vopn.
     - Guðrún Þorsteinsd.    his wife* 26    
     - Björg Jóhanna Jónsd.    their daughter 1    
   Vilborg Jónsdóttir    female worker 31    Áslaugarstaðir    Vopn.
   Guðný Jósefsdóttir    female worker 28    Bustarfell  
   Benjamín Þórðarson   22    Fremri Nýpur    Vopn.
   Árni Sigvaldason    male worker 25    Hof    Vopn.
   Daníel Sigurðsson    male worker 23    Hof    Vopn.
   Jósef Jónsson   27    Hof    Vopn
   Bjarni Bjarnason    male worker 32    Kálfell    Ak.
     - Gróa Jónsdóttir    his wife 28    
   Árni Sigfússon    shoemaker 34    Ljótsstaðir    Vopn.
     - Guðrún Magnúsdóttir    his wife 43    
     - Magnús Árnason    their child 8    
     - Valgerður Árnadóttir    their child 5    
     - Margrét Eggertsdóttir    wife's daughter 16    
     - Kristinn Kristinsson   22    
   Hermann Stefánsson    male worker 27    Teigur  
   Lúðvík Guðmundsson    farmer's son 24    Torfastaðir    Vopn.
   Katrín Bjarnadóttir   27    Vopn. Kauptúnið    Vopn.


1874

Ship: Harriet

NAME STATUS AGE RESIDENCE PORT
   Einar Árnason   29    Hof    Vopn.
   Jón Jónsson   25    Hof    Vopn.
   Jón Jósefsson   21    Hof    Vopn.


1875

Ship: Hjálmar

NAME STATUS AGE RESIDENCE PORT
   Jón Jónsson    farmer 30    Brúnahvammur  
     - Mekkín Torfadóttir    his wife 31    
   Guðjón Jónsson   22    Bustarfell    Vopn.

*"kona hans", literally translated, is "woman his". To be certain whether the couple was actually married, one needs to check church records.

 

This information is from Vesturfaraskrá 1870-1914 / A Records of Emigrants from Iceland to America 1870-1914 by Júníus H. Kristinsson, published by Sagnfræðistofnun Háskóla Íslands / Institute of History, University of Iceland. Reykjavík, 1983. The Vesturfaraskrá has been a most valuable tool for professional and amateur researchers, although it is not without errors and omissions.

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