Anders Pedersen Knak

1701–September 1748 (Age 47)
Utterslev, Halsted Klosters, Denmark

The Life Summary of Anders

When Anders Pedersen Knak was born in 1701, in Utterslev, Halsted Klosters, Denmark, his father, Peder Andersen Knak, was 30 and his mother, Ane Andersdatter, was 26. He married Margrete Olufsdr on 9 October 1729, in Utterslev, Halsted Klosters, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He died in September 1748, in his hometown, at the age of 47, and was buried in Utterslev, Halsted Klosters, Denmark.

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Anders Pedersen Knak
Sidsel Rasmussen
Marriage: about 1733
Peder Andersen Knak
Margrethe Andersen
Margrethe Andersdatter
Anne Margrethe Andersen
Rasmus Andersen Knak

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1733Utterslev, Halsted Klosters, Denmark
  • Children


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    World Events (6)

    1701 · Oldest Naval Academy in the World
    Age 0
    The Royal Danish Naval Academy was established in 1701 to educate then commission all officers into the Royal Danish Navy. It is the oldest, still-existing, officers' academy in the world.
    1713 · Royal Danish Military Academy
    Age 12
    The Royal Danish Military Academy educated and commissioned all officers for the Royal Danish Army. The Military Academy function was initiated in 1713 by request of King Frederick IV on inspiration from the Naval Academy.
    Age 28
    Greenland becomes Danish province.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Lars, Niels, Bjorn, Knud, Nils, Anders, Jorgen, Egil, Einer, Knut, Peer.Norwegian and Danish: patronymic from the personal name Peder (see Peter ). This surname is also found in northern Germany. Compare Petersen 2 and Peterson 1.English: variant of Peterson .

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

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    Sources (8)

    • Anders Pedersen, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"
    • Anders Knak in entry for Anna, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"
    • Anders Knak in entry for Mette Andersdatter, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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