Sigurður Eysteinsson
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Sigurður Eysteinsson

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Sigurður J. Eysteinsson
Born 1970s.
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Father of [private daughter (2010s - unknown)]
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Biography

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Born in Reykjavik Iceland on the 7th of May 1974. 1974-1977 Lived my first 3 years in Reykir (V-Hunavatnssysla, Iceland) where my father taught at the Secondary municipal boarding-school (Héraðsskóli) and where my mother taught English in the primary school.

1977-1979 We lived at Laugar (Snæfellsnes, Iceland) where my parents taught at the primary school.

1979-1980 We lived for a year where my father filled in as the primary school headmaster during the official headmaster's one-year sabbatical leave.

1980-1985 During the summer of 1985 moved Reykholt (Borgarfjörður, Iceland) where my father took over as the headmaster of Reykholtskóli, a secondary municipal boarding-school. That autumn I entered the regional primary school at Klepjarnsreykir (Kleppjárnsreykjaskóli).

1985-1987 We lived in Farum, Denmark. During my father studies at DPU teachers university in Emdrup, Copenhagen and computer studies at the EDB school in Copenhagen.

... to be continued...

Timeline

  • 7 May 1974 (GMT 16:20) Born at Fæðingarheimilið in Reykjavík, Iceland.[1]
  • 1974 - 1977 Residence at Reykir in Hrútafjörður, Iceland.[1]
  • 1977 - 1979 Residence at Laugargerði on Snæfellsnes.[1]
  • 1979 - 1980 Residence at Grundarfjörður on Snæfellsnes, Iceland.[1]
  • 1980 - 1985 Residence at Reykholt in Reykholtsdalur in Borgarfjörður, Iceland.[1]
  • 1985 - 1987 Residence in Farum on Sjælland in Denmark.[1]
  • 1987 - 1991 Residence in Selfoss, Árnessýsla, Iceland.[1]
  • Jan - Jul 1991 Residence in Reykjavík, Iceland.[1]
  • 1991 - 1992 Residence in Lat ya (ตำบล ลาดหญ้า) in Kanchanaburi province, Thailand.[1]
  • 1992 - 1995 Residence in Reykjavík, Iceland.[1]
  • Apr - Jul 1995 Residence in Hong Kong Central district, Hong Kong.[1]
  • 1995 - 1999 Residence in Reykjavík, Iceland.[1]
  • May - Aug 1999 Residence in Irvine, California, United States.
  • 1999 - 2001 Residence in Reykjavík, Iceland.[1]
  • 2001 - 2002 Residence in York, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom.[1]
  • 2002 - present Residence in Reykjavík, Iceland.[1]

Sources

  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 1.11 1.12 1.13 1.14 First hand knowledge. Entered by Sigurður Jónas Eysteinsson 21 Nov 2020
  • First-hand information. Entered by Sigurður Eysteinsson at registration.
  • Paternal relationships is confirmed by a GEDmatch test match between Sigurður Eysteinsson GEDmatch CW371531C1 and his father Eysteinn Óskar Jónasson GEDmatch FR7475040. Estimated number of generations to MRCA = 1.0, based on sharing 3570.0 cM across 43 half-match segments.
  • Father/daughter, Maternal and half sibling relationships are confirmed by a 23andMe test match between Sigurður Eysteinsson and his niece Áslaug Cortes, the daughter of Axel Cortes, Sigurður Eysteinsson's maternal half-brother. Their most-recent common ancestor is Jódís Arnrún Sigurðardóttir, Sigurður Eysteinsson’s and Axel Cortes's mother and Áslaug Cortes’s paternal grandmother. Predicted relationship from 23andMe: Half Niece, based on sharing 950 half-identical cM across 33 segments.

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  • Sigurður Eysteinsson: Family Tree DNA Y-DNA Test 37 markers, haplogroup R-M269, FTDNA kit #B543125, MitoYDNA ID T12603 [compare]
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  • Sigurður Eysteinsson: Family Tree DNA mtDNA Test Full Sequence, haplogroup T2a1a8, FTDNA kit #B543125, MitoYDNA ID Z10145 [compare]
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Hi! Are you interested in participating in this year's Spring Clean-a-thon on April 23? We would appreciate all the help we can get even if you only have a moment to clear a few errors. If you are interested you can sign up on the following link, let them know you want to be on Team Nordic Noir, formerly Spic-n-Span Scandinavians:

https://www.wikitree.com/g2g/1199618/have-you-registered-for-the-2021-spring-clean-a-thon-yet

Thank you for letting me know. I'll check it out!

All the best!

posted by Sigurður Eysteinsson
Hi Sigurður

Thanks for joining us! I hope you're enjoying our site and our community. I just wanted to check in and see how things are going. Have the New Member How-To pages been helpful or left you with questions?

It's great to have you on board. Enjoy your time here, and good luck growing your branches. If you need help just click on my name you'll be transferred to my profile where you can post a message or send me a private message.

Mindy ~ WikiTree Mentor

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posted by Mindy Silva
Hi, Sigurður,

Thanks for taking the Pre-1700 Quiz!

Because pre-1700 ancestors are shared by many descendants, working within the projects which coordinate them is essential.

Use the Pre-1700 Projects list to find one which best fits your research focus, whether time period, location, or topic. Read the goals and tasks of the project and join if it is a good fit.

Add the project tag to your Following list to be kept up to date on any activity that occurs for that project.

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posted by Deb (Lewis) Durham
Greetings cousin! (6th half cousin once removed). Welcome to Wikitree!
posted by Boris Charlton
Thank you cousin!

Sorry for the late reply. I got lost on other DNA genealogical sites for some time. But I'm back on here in full force. One of the things that I've been obsessed with trying to figure out is where the missing NPEs, that are messing up my DNA matches, fit in my tree. I now strongly suspect that one of them fits in the slot where Guðmundur Guðmundsson sits in my tree. Breaking up our shortest connection (1/2 6C1R). But that is not our only connection so even if that turns out to be true then we are still cousins ;-) ... just a little farther back... in line with the numerous small size segments (3cM) we share on GedMatch. Kind regards Your Icelandic cousin Siggi Jónas

posted by Sigurður Eysteinsson
Hi Sigurður,

Thanks for having a Big Heart and adopting Orphan Profiles. You will want to read this After adopting orphans FAQ to understand what to do next and it explains the special attention those profiles need.

If you have any questions, feel free to ask!

David ~ WikiTree Mentor

posted by David Selman
Sigurður,

Thank you for volunteering. I am pleased to confirm you as a full member of WikiTree. You can now add your family to the big tree where many people collaborate.

Click here to start with our New Member How-To Pages. They will save you time, energy and frustration as you add your family profiles.

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posted by Mary Richardson
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