Knud Bruce Emmertsen

Male24 March 1829–26 June 1909

Brief Life History of Knud Bruce

When Knud Bruce Emmertsen was born on 24 March 1829, in Fårup, Nørhald, Randers, Denmark, his father, Emmert Emmertsen, was 33 and his mother, Kirsten Knudsdatter, was 29. He married Johanne Marie Pedersdatter on 18 February 1855, in Kattrup, Kattrup, Voer, Skanderborg, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Århus, Denmark in 1870. He died on 26 June 1909, in Huntsville, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Huntsville, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Knud Bruce Emmertsen
Johanne Marie Pedersdatter
Marriage: 18 February 1855
Emmert Emmertsen
Jens Peter Emmertson
Maren Emmertsen
Dode Uden Dab Emmertsen
Kirsten Marie Emmertsen
Rasmus Emmertsen
Rasmus Emmertsen

Sources (39)

  • Knud Emertsen in household of Emert Emertsen, "Denmark Census, 1840"
  • Knud Emmertson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
  • Knud Emmertsen in entry for Kirsten Marie Knudsen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 February 1855Kattrup, Kattrup, Voer, Skanderborg, Denmark
  • Children (8)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 1

    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

    Age 18

    The Casino Theatre was built as an entertainment center by Georg Carstensen but was converted into a theatre in 1848. After many years of never gaining popularity, it was closed in 1937 and demolished in 1960.


    Age 27

    Historical Boundaries 1856: Weber, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Weber, Utah, United States

    Name Meaning

    form of Knut .

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

    Story Highlight

    Inga Crystina (or Christina) Emmertson

    Inga Crystina (or Christina) Emmertsen was born on 14 Nov. 1886 in Hunstville, Weber, UT to Knud Bruce Emmertsen (1829-1909) and Christiana Madsen (1852-1924). She recalls, “The house I was born in …

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