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 Guðrún Oddsdóttir

Guðrún Oddsdóttir

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Death 23 Nov 1838
Burial Reykjavik, Höfuðborgarsvæði, Iceland
Memorial ID 116578075 · View Source
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Icelanders used to believe that the first person to be buried in a new cemetery would become its "guardian." That person's body would not rot, but serve to watch over those arriving later. In this case it was Guðrún Oddsdóttir, the latter wife of the magistrate Þórður Jónassen.


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  • Added: 5 Sep 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 116578075
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Guðrún Oddsdóttir (unknown–23 Nov 1838), Find A Grave Memorial no. 116578075, citing Hólavallagarður Cemetery, Reykjavik, Höfuðborgarsvæði, Iceland ; Maintained by Bearded Graver (contributor 46823107) .