Knud Simonsen

Brief Life History of Knud

When Knud Simonsen was born on 22 November 1821, in Skjoldelev, Lading, Sabro, Århus, Denmark, his father, Simon Jensen, was 37 and his mother, Kirsten Pedersdatter, was 35. He married Maren Pedersen on 1 April 1857, in Foldby, Skanderborg, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Lading, Sabro, Århus, Denmark for about 20 years.

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Knud Simonsen
Maren Pedersen
Marriage: 1 April 1857
Kirsten Knudsen
Simon Peter Knudsen
Petrea Johanne Knudsen
Johanne Knudsen
Peder Rasmussen Knudsen
Kirstine Knudsen
Knudine Knudsen

Sources (30)

  • Vinne Simonsen, "Denmark Census, 1850"
  • Knud Simonsen, "Denmark Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Knud Simonsen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

World Events (6)


County reestablished in 1824

1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark

Kuffert Sorensen was established in 1829 by Carl Peter Sorensen as a leather goods company. Today the business has five locations and each are run by a member of the Sorensen family.

1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks

The Copenhagen Waterworks was the first waterworks in Denmark and served the community until 1951. It was one of the first buildings to be built outside Copenhagen's old city walls.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Sven, Nils, Bent, Bente, Egil, Einer, Erlend, Eyvind, Hedvig, Helmer, Knud.

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Simon .

Americanized form of Norwegian Simensen , a cognate of 1 above.

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

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