Jorgen Knudsen

27 September 1795–
Sande, Vestfold, Norway

The Life of Jorgen

When Jorgen Knudsen was christened on 27 September 1795, in Sande, Vestfold, Norway, his father, Knud Andersen, was 38 and his mother, Anne Syrine Halvorsdatter, was 30.

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Family Time Line

Knud Andersen
1757–
Anne Syrine Halvorsdatter
1765–
Anders Knudsen
1793–1870
Jorgen Knudsen
1795–
Marthe Knudsdatter
1797–1884
Peder Knudsen
1800–

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (3)

1801 · 1801 Norwegian Census

It listed all family members living on each farm. Also those living in the cities.
1810 · Vaccinations

Royal order issued by the King of Norway and Denmark in 1810 required everyone to have a certificate of smallpox vaccination. This was also recorded in the Church records. 33
1810 · Ole Bull

Eminent Norwegian violinist and composer. Renown Norwegian violinist and composer who toured multiple times in the US. Family friend with Edvard Grieg.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and German: patronymic from a personal name derived from Old Norse Knútr meaning ‘knot’ (Danish Knud, Norwegian Knut, German Knuth). This was a Danish royal name, Latinized as Canutus.

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

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