Knut Nilsen Vinjum

20 February 1829–1902 (Age 72)
Vinjum, Aurland, Sogn Og Fjordane, Norway

The Life Summary of Knut

When Knut Nilsen Vinjum was born on 20 February 1829, his father, Nils Olsen Vinjum, was 34 and his mother, Tora Hansdatter Skjerdal, was 30. He married Ingeborg Ellendsdatter Fretheim in 1879, in United States. He lived in Aurland, Nordre Bergenhus, Norway in 1829. He died in 1902, at the age of 73.

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Knut Nilsen Vinjum
1829–1902
Ingeborg Ellendsdatter Fretheim
1835–1917
Marriage: 1879

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World Events (8)

1832 · Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson
Age 3
Birth year of Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson. Norwegian writer who received the 1903 Nobel Prize in Literature. He wrote the lyrics to the Norwegian national anthem "Ja, vi elsker."
1834 · Fox River Settlement
Age 5
Fox River Settlement in Illinois begun in 1834. It was the first permanent Norwegian-American immigrant settlement in the Midwest.
1855 · Erik Werenskiold
Age 26
Birth year of Erik Werenskiold Norwegian painter and illustrator. He was especially known for his drawings of the Asbjørnsen and Moe fairytale collection.

Name Meaning

Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Nils, a reduced form of Nikolaus ( see Nicholas ).

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

Possible Related Names

Nelson
Nilson
Nicholas
Neilsen

Sources (1)

  • Knud Nilsen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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