- Birth Date
- 11 April 1827
- Death Date
- 14 March 1902
He sailed to America in 1858 on the ship "John Bright." The inscription on his gravestone shows his name as "Knud Swensen."
- Age at Departure: 31
- Church Emigration Book
- Find a Grave
- History of the Scandinavian Mission, p. 130
- Journal History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1 May 1858, 2.
- Knud Svendsen reminiscence and journal, 1856 December-1860 April.
- Madsen, Christian to Brother Widerborg, 25 July 1858, in Frederick Hale, ed., Danes in North America , .