Brynild Knudsen

14 December 1754–1772 (Age 17)
Skulerud, Hemnes, Høland, Akershus, Norway

The Life of Brynild

When Brynild Knudsen was born on 14 December 1754, in Skulerud, Hemnes, Høland, Akershus, Norway, his father, Knud Larsen Skullerud, was 34 and his mother, Ingrid Olsdatter, was 34. He died in 1772, in his hometown, at the age of 18.

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Family Time Line

Knud Larsen Skullerud
1720–1770
Ingrid Olsdatter
1720–1768
Ole Knudsen
1750–1817
Svend Knudsen
1753–1825
Brynild Knudsen
1754–1772
Sigrid Knudsdatter
1757–1828
Torand Knudsdatter
1760–1844
Gunhild Knudsdatter
1762–1822
Marie Knudsdatter
1764–

Parents and Siblings

    Knud Larsen Skullerud

    Male1720–1770Male

    Ingrid Olsdatter

    Female1720–1768Female

siblings

(7)

    Ole Knudsen

    Male1750–1817Male

    Male1753–1825Male

    Male1754–1772Male

    Sigrid Knudsdatter

    Female1757–1828Female

    Torand Knudsdatter

    Female1760–1844Female

+2 More Children

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Brynjul Knudsen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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