Hans Knudsen

Male2 May 1883–

Brief Life History of Hans

When Hans Knudsen was born on 2 May 1883, in Ravnholt, Tiset, Havreballegård, Denmark, his father, Knud Jacobsen, was 54 and his mother, Ane Katrine Hansen, was 34. He married Ingeborg Nielsen Dam on 17 June 1909, in Tiset, Havreballegård, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Tiset, Ning, Århus, Denmark for about 40 years.

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Hans Knudsen
Ingeborg Nielsen Dam
Marriage: 17 June 1909
Agnes Knudsen Elmegaard
Kirstine Elmegaard Knudsen

Sources (10)

  • Hans Knudsen, "Denmark Census, 1921"
  • Marriage Tiset parish, Ning, Århus - Churchbooks
  • Niels Kristensen og Agnes Elmegaard Knudsen Married in Århus, Ning, Tiset

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 June 1909Tiset, Havreballegård, Denmark
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (6)


    Age 31

    World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.


    Age 34

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


    Age 62

    Germany surrenders and occupation ends. Denmark recognizes Iceland's independence, which had been declared in 1944.

    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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