Jacob Madsen

6 June 1800–4 April 1877 (Age 76)
Albæk, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life Summary of Jacob

When Jacob Madsen was born on 6 June 1800, in Albæk, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Mads Nielsen, was 25 and his mother, Inger Pedersdatter, was 24. He married Maren Jensdatter on 13 November 1825. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Voer, Dronninglund, Hjørring, Denmark for about 36 years. He died on 4 April 1877, in Voer, Børglum, Denmark, at the age of 76, and was buried in Voer, Voer, Børglum, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Madsen
1800–1877
Maren Jensdatter
1804–1884
Marriage: 13 November 1825
Mads Jacobsen
1826–
Jens Jacobsen
1827–
Inger Jacobsdatter
1830–
Niels Jacobsen
1832–1832
Johanne Jakobsdatter
1833–
Ane Jacobsdatter
1836–
Hans Jacobsen
1839–1909
Niels Jacobsen
1841–
Maren Jacobsen
1844–
Maren Jacobsen
1844–

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World Events (6)

1805 · Christianso Lighthouse
Age 5
The Christianso Lighthouse is one of Denmark's oldest lighthouses and the first to have a flashing light. It was built on the island of Christianso in the northern Baltic Sea.
1808 · Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn
Age 8
Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn, The Cross of Honour of the Order of the Dannebrog, is an award connected to the Danish Order of the Dannebrog. The cross was instituted by King Frederick VI of Denmark and Norway on June 28, 1808 and was named Dannebrogsmendenes Haederstegn until 1952. The award is given to any Dane who has provided a service to Denmark through a noble deed. The cross is considered an additional recognition if awarded to someone who is already a holder of the Order.
1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark
Age 29
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.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from a pet form of Mathias ( see Matthew ).

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

Possible Related Names

Matthew
Madson

Sources (41)

  • Jakob Madsen, "Denmark Census, 1870"
  • Jakob Madsen, "Denmark Census, 1834"
  • Jacob Madsen, "Denmark Census, 1860"

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