Nanna Bryndís Hilmarsdóttir

by Manila on September 29, 2016

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Place of Birth: Garður, Southern Peninsula, Iceland

Date of Birth: 6 May, 1989

Ethnicity: Icelandic

Nanna Bryndís Hilmarsdóttir is an Icelandic musician. She is the lead vocalist and guitarist, along with Ragnar “Raggi” Þórhallsson, of the Icelandic indie folk band Of Monsters and Men. She is the daughter of Hilmar Birgisson and Ingibjörg Ásta Unnarsdóttir.

Nanna Bryndís’ patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to her fifth great-grandfather, Oddur Guðmundsson (c. 1783, Hóli, Skagafjarðarsýsla – between 1855 and 1860).

Nanna Bryndís’ paternal grandfather is Birgir Sveinsson (the son of Sveinn Guðmundsson and Nanna Tryggvadóttir). Sveinn was the son of Guðmundur Stefánsson and Þórunn Sigríður Baldvinsdóttir. Nanna Bryndís’ great-grandmother Nanna was the daughter of Tryggvi Matthíasson and Kristín Þórðardóttir.

Nanna Bryndís’ paternal grandmother is Helga Hólmfríður Frímannsdóttir (the daughter of Frímann Sigmundur Þorkelsson and Ósk Þórhallsdóttir). Frímann was the son of Þorkell Árnason and Hólmfríður Ólafía Guðmundsdóttir. Ósk was the daughter of Björn Þórhallur Ástvaldsson and Helga Friðbjarnardóttir.

Nanna Bryndís’ maternal grandfather is Unnar Guðmundsson (the son of Guðmundur Eyjólfur Jóelsson and Laufey Sigurðardóttir). Guðmundur was the son of Jóel Eyjólfsson and Þórdís Guðmundsdóttir. Laufey was the daughter of Sigurður Guðmundsson and Ingibjörg Guðmundsdóttir.

Nanna Bryndís’ maternal grandmother is Bryndís Rögnvaldsdóttir (the daughter of Rögnvaldur Þór Rögnvaldsson and Ásta Sigurbjörg Guðjónsdóttir). Rögnvaldur was the son of Rögnvaldur Jónsson and Finnrós Karólína Guðmundsdóttir. Ásta is the daughter of Guðjón Jónsson and Rannveig Eyjólfsdóttir.

Nanna Bryndís’ matrilineal ancestry can be traced back to her fifth great-grandmother, Guðrún Magnúsdóttir (c. 1798, Breiðabólstaður, Rangárvallasýsla – between 1860 and 1870).

Sources: http://timarit.is
http://www.lions.is
http://www.mbl.is
http://www.vf.is

Genealogy of Nanna Bryndís’ father – http://www.eirikur.is

Obituary of Nanna Bryndís’ paternal great-grandfather, Frímann Sigmundur Þorkelsson – http://www.mbl.is

Obituary of Nanna Bryndís’ paternal great-grandmother, Ósk Þórhallsdóttir – http://www.mbl.is

Genealogy of Nanna Bryndís’ maternal grandfather, Unnar Guðmundsson – http://www.heimaslod.is

Obituaries of Nanna Bryndís’ maternal granduncle, Þorgeir Guðmundsson – http://www.mbl.is
http://www.visir.is

Obituary of Nanna Bryndís’ maternal great-grandmother, Laufey Sigurðardóttir – http://www.mbl.is

Obituaries of Nanna Bryndís’ maternal great-grandfather, Rögnvaldur Þór Rögnvaldsson – https://secure.mbl.is
http://timarit.is

Genealogy of Nanna Bryndís’ maternal great-grandmother, Ásta Sigurbjörg Guðjónsdóttir – http://www.heimaslod.is

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Manila November 30, 2017 at 1:32 am

Unnar’s parents were Guðmundur Eyjólfur Jóelsson and Laufey Sigurðardóttir. Guðmundur was the son of Jóel Eyjólfsson and Þórdís Guðmundsdóttir. Laufey was the daughter of Sigurður Guðmundsson and Ingibjörg Guðmundsdóttir.

Genealogy of Nanna Bryndís’ maternal grandfather, Unnar Guðmundsson – http://www.heimaslod.is/index.php/Gu%C3%B0mundur_J%C3%B3elsson

Obituaries of Nanna Bryndís’ maternal granduncle, Þorgeir Guðmundsson – http://www.mbl.is/greinasafn/grein/1660249/?item_num=78&dags=2017-11-03
http://www.visir.is/paper/fbl/171102.pdf

Obituary of Nanna Bryndís’ maternal great-grandmother, Laufey Sigurðardóttir – http://www.mbl.is/greinasafn/grein/217711/

Manila November 23, 2017 at 11:38 pm

Unnar’s last name is Guðmundsson, is still living, and is the son of Guðmundur.

Nanna Bryndís’ maternal grandmother is Bryndís Rögnvaldsdóttir (the daughter of Rögnvaldur Þór Rögnvaldsson and Ásta Sigurbjörg Guðjónsdóttir). Rögnvaldur was the son of Rögnvaldur Jónsson and Finnrós Karólína Guðmundsdóttir. Ásta is the daughter of Guðjón Jónsson and Rannveig Eyjólfsdóttir.

Nanna Bryndís’ matrilineal ancestry can be traced back to her fifth great-grandmother, Guðrún Magnúsdóttir (c. 1798, Breiðabólstaður, Rangárvallasýsla – between 1860 and 1870).

Additional sources: http://www.mbl.is/greinasafn/grein/745498/
http://www.vf.is/vikurfrettir-i-30-ar/fimm-aettlidir-i-kvenlegg/76726

Obituaries of Nanna Bryndís’ maternal great-grandfather, Rögnvaldur Þór Rögnvaldsson – https://secure.mbl.is/greinasafn/grein/1541384/
http://timarit.is/view_page_init.jsp?pageId=6167689

Genealogy of Nanna Bryndís’ maternal great-grandmother, Ásta Sigurbjörg Guðjónsdóttir – http://www.heimaslod.is/index.php/D%C3%B3ra_Steind%C3%B3rsd%C3%B3ttir_(Hl%C3%AD%C3%B0ardal)

Manila September 30, 2016 at 8:14 am

Nanna Bryndís’ patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to her fifth great-grandfather, Oddur Guðmundsson (c. 1783, Hóli, Skagafjarðarsýsla – between 1855 and 1860).

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