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
1849–1928
Brithe Torgersen
1853–1901
Marriage: 18 June 1875
Margretha Andersdotter
1876–1900
Knud Andersen
1878–1964
Anna Knudsdotter
1881–1885
Torsten Andersen
1883–
Anna Andersdotter
1886–1960
Maria Andersdotter
1889–1933
Berta Andrea Andersdotter
1892–1983
Ingeborg Marie Andersdotter
1894–1987
Karen Andersdotter
1897–1953

Spouse & Children

  • Male1849–1928Male

  • Brithe Torgersen

    Female1853–1901Female

MARRIAGE
18 June 1875
Sogndal, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway
children

(9)

  • Margretha Andersdotter

    Female1876–1900Female

  • Male1878–1964Male

  • Anna Knudsdotter

    Female1881–1885Female

  • Torsten Andersen

    Male1883–Male

  • Female1886–1960Female

+4 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(13)

+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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