Knudt Knudten Jr

8 August 1793–4 July 1856 (Age 62)
Norddorf, Amrum, Tondern, Schleswig-Holstein, Prussia, Germany

The Life of Knudt

When Knudt Knudten Jr was born on 8 August 1793, in Norddorf, Amrum, Tondern, Schleswig-Holstein, Prussia, Germany, his father, Knudt Girres, was 42 and his mother, Gontje Frodden, was 37. He married Marret Matthiessen on 1 July 1813, in Amrum, Nordfriesland, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He died on 4 July 1856, at the age of 62, and was buried in Nebel, Nordfriesland, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany.

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Knudt Knudten Jr
Marret Matthiessen
Marriage: 1 July 1813
Göntie Knudten
Göntje Knudten
Marten Martin Knudten
Kresche Knudten

Spouse and Children


    Marret Matthiessen


1 July 1813
Amrum, Nordfriesland, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany


    Göntie Knudten


    Göntje Knudten


    Marten Martin Knudten


    Kresche Knudten


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World Events (3)

1813 · Germans defeat Napolean in Leipzig

Age 20

On Oct 19, 1813, Germany defeats Napolean. The commanding officer for the Allied side was Prince Karl Phillipp Schwarzenberg.

Age 21

The Congress of Vienna established the German Confederation of 39 independent German states.
1852 · The Book of Mormon Published in German

Age 59

On May 25, 1852, the Book of Mormon is published in German.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and German: patronymic from a personal name derived from Old Norse Knútr meaning ‘knot’ (Danish Knud, Norwegian Knut, German Knuth). This was a Danish royal name, Latinized as Canutus.

LOAD TEST -- Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Knud Knudten in entry for Marten Martien Knudten Knudten, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"
  • Knudt Knudten in entry for Göntie Knudten, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"
  • Knudt Knudten in entry for Kreske Knudten, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"

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