Anders Knudsen

Male11 June 1811–

Brief Life History of Anders

Anders Knudsen was born on 11 June 1811, in Lier, Buskerud, Norway as the son of Knut Olsen and Siri Jonsdr. He married Berte Helene Simonsdr on 21 January 1837, in Lier, Buskerud, Norway. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Lier Hospital, Lier, Buskerud, Norway in 1811.

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Anders Knudsen
Berte Helene Simonsdr
Marriage: 21 January 1837
Ole Andersen
Karen Sophie Andersdatter
Andreas Knutson Anderson

Sources (13)

  • Anders Knutsen in birth of Anders Knutsen, 'Norway, Baptisms, 1634-1927' on MyHeritage
  • Anders Knutsen, "Norway Marriages, 1660-1926"
  • Anders Knudsen in entry for Karen Sophie, "Norway Church Books, 1815-1930"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 January 1837Lier Hospital, Lier, Buskerud, Norway
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)

    1812 · Record-keeping

    Age 1

    A uniform system for keeping church records was introduced by royal ordinance in December 1812. Prior to that there were no directions on how to keep church records. It required that a duplicate register be kept in a separate place.

    1814 · Syttende Mai (17th May)

    Age 3

    Constitution declared Norway to be an independent kingdom to avoid being ceded to Sweden from Denmark. Celebrated by Norwegians & Norwegian-Americans on May 17th each year.

    1843 · Edvard Grieg

    Age 32

    Birth year of renown musical composer and pianist. Born in Bergen, Norway. Musical composer and pianist whose music is known worldwide. His use and development of Norwegian folk music in his own compositions brought the music of Norway to develop a national identity,

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Knud, Niels, Holger, Jorgen, Ove, Alf, Alfhild, Anders, Baard, Berger, Einer.

    Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the Danish personal name Knud, derived from Old Norse Knútr meaning ‘knot’. Knud was a Danish royal name, Latinized as Canutus.

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

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