Peder Andersen Knak

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

The Life Summary of Peder

When Peder Andersen Knak was born on 18 August 1734, in Utterslev, Maribo, Denmark, his father, Anders Pedersen Knak, was 33 and his mother, Sidsel Rasmussen, was 26. He married Margrethe Jorgensen in 1767, in Utterslev, Maribo, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 9 April 1792, in his hometown, at the age of 57, and was buried in Utterslev, Maribo, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Peder Andersen Knak
1734–1792
Margrethe Jorgensen
1751–1782
Marriage: 1767
Kisten Pedersdatter
1769–
Rasmus Pedersen
1770–
Anne Pedersdatter
1771–1771
Anders Pedersen Knak
1772–1853
Anne Pedersdatter
1773–
Jorgen Pedersen
1775–1775
Anne Cathrine Pedersen
1776–
Gunder Pedersen
1777–1777

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1767Utterslev, Maribo, Denmark
  • Children

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (5)

    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

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Niels, Lars, Nels, Per, Anders, Holger, Jorgen, Thor, Bjorn, Helmer, Alf.Norwegian, Danish, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Anders, a vernacular form of Andreas . Compare Anderson 1.Americanized form of Norwegian, North German, and very rare Danish patronymic Anderssen, a cognate of 1 above. Compare Andersson 2.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Andreas

    Sources (15)

    • Peder Andersen Knack in entry for Birthe Pedersdatter, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"
    • Denmark Census, 1787, Maribo, Lolland Nørre, Utterselv, Utterslev Bye, family nr 21
    • Peder Knake, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"

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