Botolv Knudsen

1820–1891 (Age 71)
Aurland, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway

The Life Summary of Botolv

When Botolv Knudsen was born in 1820, in Aurland, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway, his father, Knud Olsen, was 48 and his mother, Mari Knutsdatter Holum, was 40. He married Marta Ivarsdatter on 28 April 1848, in Aurland, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He died in 1891, in Aurland, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway, at the age of 71.

Photos and Memories (0)

Photos and Memories

Do you know Botolv? Do you have a story about him that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Botolv Knudsen
Marta Ivarsdatter
Marriage: 28 April 1848
Mari Botolfsdatter
Kari Botolvsdatter Kvam
Iverine Botolvsdatter Kvam
Knut Botolvsen Kvam
Guttorm Botolvsen Kvam
Ole Botolvsen Kvam

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 April 1848Aurland, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway
  • Children


    +2 More Children

    Parents and Siblings



    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1825 · Sloopers
    Age 5
    First organized group of emigrants to leave Norway. First emigration to America began with the Sloopers who left in an undersized sloop “Restauration” sailed from Stavanger, Norway on July 4th, 1825.
    1825 · Sondre Norheim
    Age 5
    Birth of Sondre Norheim. Emigrated in 1884 with his wife and children and settled in North Dakota. Norwegian skier and pioneer of modern skiing. He is known as the father of Telemark skiing. He made important innovations in skiing technology by designing new equipment.
    1843 · Edvard Grieg
    Age 23
    Birth year of renown musical composer and pianist. Born in Bergen, Norway. Musical composer and pianist whose music is known worldwide. His use and development of Norwegian folk music in his own compositions brought the music of Norway to develop a national identity,

    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.

    Possible Related Names


    Sources (21)

    • Botolv Knudsen in entry for Andreas Botolvsen and Anna Sofie Petersdr, "Norway Marriages, 1660-1926"
    • Botold Knudsen in entry for Mari, "Norway Church Books, 1815-1930"
    • Botold Knudsen in entry for Iverine, "Norway Church Books, 1815-1930"

    Discover Even More

    As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a FREE Account
    Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
    Share this with your family and friends.