Knud Nielsen

28 January 1714–7 January 1787 (Age 72)
Karlslunde, Tune, Roskilde, Denmark

The Life of Knud

When Knud Nielsen was born on 28 January 1714, in Karlslunde, Tune, Roskilde, Denmark, his father, Niels Knudsen, was 47 and his mother, Sidsel Hansdatter, was 23. He married Anna Pedersdatter on 18 April 1738, in Karlslunde, Tune, Copenhagen, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 7 January 1787, in his hometown, at the age of 72, and was buried in Karlslunde, Tune, Copenhagen, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Knud Nielsen
1714–1787
Anna Pedersdatter
1713–1793
Marriage: 18 April 1738
Niels Knudsen
1738–
Peder Knudsen
1740–1741
Oluf Knudsen
1741–1799
Anne Knudsdr
1744–1745
Anne Knudsdatter
1746–1783
Peder Knudsen
1748–1754
Kirsten Knudsdatter
1751–1788
Hans Knudsen
1752–1830
Jens Knudsen
1754–
Peder Knudsen
1756–1815
Jens Knudsen
1758–1835

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
18 April 1738
Karlslunde, Tune, Copenhagen, Denmark
children

(11)

    Niels Knudsen

    Male1738–Male

    Peder Knudsen

    Male1740–1741Male

    Oluf Knudsen

    Male1741–1799Male

    Anne Knudsdr

    Female1744–1745Female

    Anne Knudsdatter

    Female1746–1783Female

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1666–1720Male

    Sidsel Hansdatter

    Female1691–1769Female

siblings

(5)

    Hans Nielsen

    Male1712–1722Male

    Male1714–1787Male

    Sidsel Nielsen

    Female1716–1716Female

    Soren Nielsen

    Male1717–Male

    Johanna Nielsen

    Female1720–1720Female

World Events (6)

1729

Age 15

Greenland becomes Danish province.
1730 · Danish Asia Company

Age 16

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.
1737 · Meyercrones Stiftelse

Age 23

Meyercrones Stiftelse was founded by the widow of Henning de Meyercrone after he had served as Danish envoy in France. Christiane Meyercrone, Henning's widow, managed the property until her death in 1738. Her niece became the new manager of the foundation and arranged for its charter to be written in 1830. The original, small building was replaced by a larger building in 1933.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and North German (especially Schleswig-Holstein): patronymic from the personal name Niels, a reduced form of Nikolaus ( see Nicholas ) or Cornelius .

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

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  • Marriage of Knud Nielsen and Anna Pedersdatter
  • Death of Knud Nielsen (74 years old)
  • Birth of Knud Nielsen

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