Anders Knudsen

1849–1928 (Age 78)
Jostedal, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway

The Life of Anders

When Anders Knudsen was born on 28 July 1849, in Jostedal, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway, his father, Knud Ingebretsen, was 32 and his mother, Anna Magrethe Johnsdatter Hellegaard, was 37. He married Brithe Torgersen on 18 June 1875, in Sogndal, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 7 daughters. He died on 28 January 1928, in Bergen, Hordaland, Norway, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

Anders Knudsen
Brithe Torgersen
Marriage: 18 June 1875
Margretha Andersdotter
Knud Andersen
Anna Knudsdotter
Torsten Andersen
Anna Andersdotter
Maria Andersdotter
Berta Andrea Andersdotter
Ingeborg Marie Andersdotter
Karen Andersdotter

Spouse & Children

  • Male1849–1928Male

  • Brithe Torgersen


18 June 1875
Sogndal, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway


  • Margretha Andersdotter


  • Male1878–1964Male

  • Anna Knudsdotter


  • Torsten Andersen


  • Female1886–1960Female

+4 More Children

Parents & Siblings



+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1855 · Erik Werenskiold

Age 6

Birth year of Erik Werenskiold Norwegian painter and illustrator. He was especially known for his drawings of the Asbjørnsen and Moe fairytale collection.
1857 · Theodor Kittelsen

Age 8

Birth year of Theodor Kittelsen. One of the most popular artists in Norway. He became famous for his nature paintings, as well as his illustrations of fairy tales and legends, especially of trolls.
1875 · 1875 Norwegian Census

Age 26

Lists all family members living at each residence, including year & place of birth, position in the family, marital status etc.

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.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • Anders Knudsen Hillegård, "Norway Marriages, 1660-1926"
  • Anders Knudsen, "Norway, Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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