Maria Catharine Knudsen

Female29 May 1867–

Brief Life History of Maria Catharine

Maria Catharine Knudsen was born on 29 May 1867, in Sønder Starup, Slesvig, Denmark as the daughter of Peter Nissen Knudsen and Anna Marie Ravn.

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Peter Nissen Knudsen
Anna Marie Ravn
Anna Kjerstine Knudsen
Nis Petersen Knudsen
Maria Catharine Knudsen
Nis Petersen Knudsen
Iver Petersen Knudsen

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  • Maria Catharine, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (5)

World Events (3)

1868 · Magasin Du Nord

Age 1

Magasin is a Danish chain of department stores that was founded in 1868 in Copenhagen and still exists today. They can be found in Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, and the UK.


Age 47

World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.


Age 50

The United States take possession of the Virgin Islands. The islands are purchased from Denmark for $25 million the year before.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Knud, Niels, Holger, Jorgen, Ove, Alf, Alfhild, Anders, Baard, Berger, Einer.

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the Danish personal name Knud, derived from Old Norse Knútr meaning ‘knot’. Knud was a Danish royal name, Latinized as Canutus.

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

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