Gjertrud Sophie Knudsen

Female23 June 1862–

Brief Life History of Gjertrud Sophie

When Gjertrud Sophie Knudsen was born on 23 June 1862, in Fremmelev, Lunde, Lunde, Odense, Denmark, her father, Knud Jensen, was 43 and her mother, Ane Dorthea Rasmine Hansen, was 46. She married Rasmus Jacobsen on 16 October 1885, in Lunde, Odense, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Odense, Odense, Denmark for about 4 years and Odense, Denmark in 1930. She died in Lunde, Odense, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Rasmus Jacobsen
Gjertrud Sophie Knudsen
Marriage: 16 October 1885
Rasmine Kirstine Jacobsen
Hans Jacobsen
Knud Ejner Jacobsen
Robert Jacobsen

Sources (19)

  • Sofie Andersen, "Denmark Census, 1930"
  • Gjertrud Sophie Knudsen in household of Hans Andersen, "Denmark Census, 1911"
  • Gjertrud Sophie Knudsen, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 October 1885Lunde, Odense, Denmark
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    World Events (7)

    1868 · Magasin Du Nord

    Age 6

    Magasin is a Danish chain of department stores that was founded in 1868 in Copenhagen and still exists today. They can be found in Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, and the UK.


    Age 52

    World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.


    Age 55

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

    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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