Ingeborg Knudsen

1708–16 February 1782 (Age 74)
Hodsager, Ringkøbing, Denmark

The Life of Ingeborg

When Ingeborg Knudsen was born in 1708, in Hodsager, Ringkøbing, Denmark, her father, Knud, was 26 and her mother, Mrs. Knud, was 22. She married Niels Christensen in 1745. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She died on 16 February 1782, in her hometown, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

Niels Christensen
1706–1782
Ingeborg Knudsen
1708–1782
Marriage: 1745
Knud Nielsen
1747–1793
Christen Nielsen
1750–1801

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1745
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (5)

1713 · Royal Danish Military Academy

Age 5

The Royal Danish Military Academy educated and commissioned all officers for the Royal Danish Army. The Military Academy function was initiated in 1713 by request of King Frederick IV on inspiration from the Naval Academy.
1729

Age 21

Greenland becomes Danish province.
1730 · Danish Asia Company

Age 22

The Danish Asiatic Company was a trading company established to revive the dwindling Danish trade with the East Indies and China. It was taken over by the Danish government in 1772 and continued to run until around 1843.

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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