MAGDALENA KNUDSEN

about 24 March 1731–
TYRSTRUPGAARD, TYRSTRUP, HADERSLEV, DENMARK

The Life of MAGDALENA

When MAGDALENA KNUDSEN was born about 24 March 1731, her father, Knud Knudsen, was 35 and her mother, MODERKEN DIDRICHSEN FOHLMANS, was 31.

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Family Time Line

Knud Knudsen
1695–1753
MODERKEN DIDRICHSEN FOHLMANS
1699–1762
KNUD KNUDSEN
1724–1724
MAGDALENA KNUDSEN
1731–
Knud Knudsen
KNUD KNUDSEN
1725–1725
MAGDALENA KNUDSEN
1727–1728
DIETERICK KNUDSEN
1729–
KNUD KNUDSEN
1734–
JOHAN KNUDSEN
1737–
Hans KNUDSEN
1742–

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1737 · Meyercrones Stiftelse

Age 6

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.
1742 · Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters

Age 11

The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters is a non-governmental science Academy founded in 1742 for the purpose of advancements of science in Denmark.
1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)

Age 31

The Old City Hall was built in 1762 and served as the city hall until 1912. the Hall was modelled after the City Hall that was destroyed in the Copenhagen Fire in 1795. Today the building is used only for ceremonial and representative purposes.

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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Sources (1)

  • Magdalena Knudsdatter, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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