Giertrud Knudsdatter

about 1657–March 1723 (Age 66)
Pilegård, Povlsker, Bornholm, Denmark

The Life of Giertrud

When Giertrud Knudsdatter was born about 1657, in Pilegård, Povlsker, Bornholm, Denmark, her father, Knud Hansen, was 40 and her mother, Elisabeth Madsdatter, was 20. She married Peder Hansen about 1678, in Bornholm, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She died in March 1723, in Bodilsker, Bornholm, Denmark, at the age of 66, and was buried in Bodilsker, Bornholm, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Peder Hansen
Giertrud Knudsdatter
Marriage: about 1678
Elisabeth Pedersdatter
Margrethe Pedersdatter
Hans Pedersen
Knud Pedersen
Jens Pedersen
Jørgen Pedersen
Peder Pedersen Krag

Spouse and Children

about 1678
Bornholm, Denmark


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World Events (2)

1701 · Oldest Naval Academy in the World

Age 44

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 56

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.

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Sources (2)

  • Giertrud, "Denmark Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Giertrud Knudsdatter, "Denmark Marriages, 1635-1916"

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