Soeren Knudsen

28 July 1847–1932 (Age 84)
Them, Denmark

The Life of Soeren

When Soeren Knudsen was born on 28 July 1847, his father, Knud Christiansen, was 32 and his mother, Karen Sorensdatter, was 28. He lived in Them, Vrads, Skanderborg, Denmark in 1855. He died in 1932, at the age of 85.

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Knud Christiansen
Karen Sorensdatter
Ane Knudsen
Soeren Knudsen
Ane Kirstine Knudsen
Johanne Cathrine Knudsen
Christen Knudsen

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World Events (4)


Age 2

Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy. A two-chamber parliament is established.
1850 · Translation of the Book of Mormon into Danish

Age 3

Erastus Snow and Peter Hansen translated the Book of Mormon into Danish after six months of being in the country. This translation was the first full translation of the Book of Mormon into another language, after English.

Age 67

World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.

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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Sources (3)

  • Soren Knudsen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Søren Knudsen in household of Knud Christensen, "Denmark Census, 1855"
  • Soren Knudsen, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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