Saturday, August 9, 2014
Anne Bendixdatter was born on 9 August 1772 at Skrautval, Nord Aurdal, Oppland, Norway. Her father was Bendix Olsen and her mother was Astrid Knudsdatter. She was the oldest in a family of seven children. On 14 October 1790, she married Knut Knutsen Gigstad. Together they farmed the Gigstad Farm in Skrautval from 1822 until 1848. They had a large family of eleven children, our ancestor being their daughter, Siri.