Nery Knutson

18 December 1816–11 April 1883 (Age 66)
Seljord, Telemark, Norway

The Life of Nery

When Nery Knutson was born on 18 December 1816, in Seljord, Telemark, Norway, his father, Knut Knutsen, was 43 and his mother, Anne Halvorsdatter, was 28. He married Brita Rolandsdotter Tistel on 2 February 1847. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Bratsberg, Norway in 1816. He died on 11 April 1883, in Capron, Boone, Illinois, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Chester Cemetery, Capron, Boone, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Nery Knutson
Brita Rolandsdotter Tistel
Marriage: 2 February 1847
Knut Knutson
Anna Knutson
Mary Knutson

Spouse and Children

2 February 1847


    Knut Knutson



    Mary Knutson


Parents and Siblings

    Knut Knutsen


    Anne Halvorsdatter




    Halvor Knutson






    Kristoffer Knutson


+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 3

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1825 · Sloopers

Age 9

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.
1834 · Fox River Settlement

Age 18

Fox River Settlement in Illinois begun in 1834. It was the first permanent Norwegian-American immigrant settlement in the Midwest.

Name Meaning

Respelling of any of the Scandinavian patronymics from the personal name Knut ( see Knuth ), for example Knudsen .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Neri Knutson in entry for Anna Nelson, "Minnesota Deaths, 1887-2001"
  • Neri Knutson in entry for Anna Nelson, "Minnesota Deaths and Burials, 1835-1990"
  • Nery Knudtson, "Find A Grave Index"

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