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Christen Larsen KNUDSEN

Burial Location:Sandstone  (details...)
Occupation: Bootmaker
Place of Death: Black Range Hospital
Date of Death: 12 December 1915
Date of Burial:13 December 1915
Age:76 years
OGM Ref#: 1265
Headstone:OGM Aluminium


In 1895, Christen Larsen Knudsen, bootmaker of Horsham, was filed for insolvency in Victoria due to Depreciation in value of land, falling off in business, sickness, and pressure of creditors. He had Liabilities of £392 19s. 8d.; assets of £399 4s. 8d.; and a surplus of just £6 5s. His wife Emma died 1882 in Victoria.

Mr Knudsen was naturalised in Australia on 24 June 1870, when his address at that time was Pleasant Creek, near Stawell, Victoria.  He was aged 30 years at the time.

The deceased is buried in the Methodist portion of the cemetery, plot number 15A

Parents:Maren (nee HANSDATTER) and Knud Gotfredsen KNUDSEN
Spouse:Emma ATKINSON
Marriage Details:1874, Victoria: Marriage Reg.No.4623/1874
Children:Annie, Birth Reg.No.11358/1875; Jacob Hamlet, Birth Reg.No.18202/1876 Pleasant Creek; Godfrey, Birth Reg.No.10859/1878; Martin, Birth Reg.No.18348/1879 Pleasant Creek; Marren Matilda, Birth Reg.No.17221/1881 Stawell, all in Victoria
Birth Details:1839, Kindersballe, Denmark
Death Certificate:15/1915, Black Range