Erik Knudsen

about 1645–
Rollag, Buskerud, Norway

The Life of Erik

When Erik Knudsen was born about 1645, in Rollag, Buskerud, Norway, his father, Knud Jorgensen, was 30 and his mother, Mrs Knud Jorgensen, was 27. He married Barbro Kittilsdatter about 1686, in Rollag, Buskerud, Norway. They were the parents of at least 1 son.

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Family Time Line

Erik Knudsen
1645–
Barbro Kittilsdatter
1666–
Marriage: about 1686
Torkel Eriksson Lien
1687–1772

Spouse and Children

    Male1645–Male

    Barbro Kittilsdatter

    Female1666–Female

MARRIAGE
about 1686
Rollag, Buskerud, Norway
children

(1)

    Torkel Eriksson Lien

    Male1687–1772Male

Parents and Siblings

    Knud Jorgensen

    Male1615–Male

    Mrs Knud Jorgensen

    Female1618–Female

siblings

(1)

World Events (4)

1685 · Norway Church

Age 40

The State Church of Norway passed a law which required ministers to keep a written record of all baptisms, marriages, burials.
1700 · Norwegian calendar change

Age 55

1n 1700 Norway changed from the Julian Calendar to the Gregorian Calendar. The day after 18 Feb in the Julian Calendar became 1 March in the Gregorian calendar.
1736 · Confirmation & education

Age 91

Law of 1736 legally established Confirmation in the Lutheran Church which led to organized education for all children. These became important records which the Pastor kept.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and German: patronymic from a personal name derived from Old Norse Knútr meaning ‘knot’ (Danish Knud, Norwegian Knut, German Knuth). This was a Danish royal name, Latinized as Canutus.

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

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