Peder Andersen Knak

18 August 1734–9 April 1792 (Age 57)
Utterslev, Maribo, Denmark

The Life of Peder

Peder Andersen Knak was born on 18 August 1734, in Utterslev, Maribo, Denmark as the son of Anders Nielsen Knak and Mrs. Margrethe Knak. He married Margrethe in 1767, in Utterslev, Maribo, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 9 April 1792, at the age of 57.

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Family Time Line

Peder Andersen Knak
Marriage: 1767
Kirsten Pedersdatter
Rasmus Pedersen
Anne Pedersdatter
Anders Pedersen Knak
Anne Pedersdatter
Jorgen Pedersen
Anne Cathrine Pedersen
Gunder Pedersen

Spouse and Children

Utterslev, Maribo, Denmark


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Parents and Siblings

    Anders Nielsen Knak


    Mrs. Margrethe Knak




World Events (6)

1737 · Meyercrones Stiftelse

Age 3

Meyercrones Stiftelse was founded by the widow of Henning de Meyercrone after he had served as Danish envoy in France. Christiane Meyercrone, Henning's widow, managed the property until her death in 1738. Her niece became the new manager of the foundation and arranged for its charter to be written in 1830. The original, small building was replaced by a larger building in 1933.
1742 · Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters

Age 8

The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters is a non-governmental science Academy founded in 1742 for the purpose of advancements of science in Denmark.
1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)

Age 28

The Old City Hall was built in 1762 and served as the city hall until 1912. the Hall was modelled after the City Hall that was destroyed in the Copenhagen Fire in 1795. Today the building is used only for ceremonial and representative purposes.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Anders, a vernacular form of Andreas .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Peder Knake, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Peder Knak in entry for Anne Pedersdatter, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Peder Andersen Knack in entry for Birthe Pedersdatter, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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