Else Munk

Brief Life History of Else

Else Munk was born in Havbro, Ålborghus, Denmark as the daughter of Niels Ottesen Munk and Birgitte Christoffersdatter Kruse.

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Family Time Line

Niels Ottesen Munk
1490–
Birgitte Christoffersdatter Kruse
1487–1534
Otte Nielsen Munk
1470–1546
Berete Jensdatter Munk
1480–1580
Maren Munk
1491–
Kirsten Nielsdatter Munk
1550–1620
Else Munk
Else Jensdatter Munk
1520–
Christen Munk
1535–1612
Maren Munk
1560–

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    World Events (3)

    1524

    Treaty of Malmo. Denmark confirms Swedish independence under Gustavus Vasa.

    1536

    Denmark adopts Lutheranism as the state religion.

    1563

    Seven Year War begins. Fought between Sweden and Denmark.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Jewish Ezriel, Pinchos, Rivka, Shimon, Shmuel, Zev.

    German (also Münk), Scandinavian (mainly Danish), and Dutch: from Middle High German münich, Danish, Norwegian, and Swedish munk, Middle Dutch munc ‘monk’, a nickname for someone thought to resemble a monk, or a metonymic occupational name for someone in the service of a monastery. The surname of German origin is also found in France (Alsace). Compare Munck .

    German (Münk): from a short form of the medieval personal name Dominicus (see Dominick ).

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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