Jacob Cornelius Palm

Male2 December 1870–

Brief Life History of Jacob Cornelius

When Jacob Cornelius Palm was born on 2 December 1870, in Grenå, Djurs Nørre, Randers, Denmark, his father, Jørgen Cornelius Palm, was 21 and his mother, Inger Jacob Rasmussen, was 20. He married Anna Marie Algren on 1 June 1913, in Store Magleby, Sokkelund, København, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Store Magleby, Sokkelund, København, Denmark in 1906 and København, Denmark for about 9 years.

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Jacob Cornelius Palm
Anna Marie Algren
Marriage: 1 June 1913
Erik Louis Palm

Sources (10)

  • Jakob Cornelius Palm, "Denmark Census, 1930"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Jacob Cornelius Palm - Church record: birth-name: Jacob Cornelius Palm
  • Jakob Cornelius Palm, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 June 1913Store Magleby, Sokkelund, København, Denmark
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (15)

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    World Events (6)


    Age 44

    World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.


    Age 47

    The United States take possession of the Virgin Islands. The islands are purchased from Denmark for $25 million the year before.


    Age 69

    Denmark signs 10-year non-aggression pact with Nazi Germany.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Nels, Erik, Anders, Kerstin, Per, Sig, Sigfrid, Thor.

    German: from a short form of the medieval personal name Palmatius, borne by a Christian saint who died in 286. This surname (in any of the possible senses; see also below) is also found in France (mainly Lorraine).

    North German: topographic name from Middle Low German palme, Middle High German palme, balme ‘pussy willow’, the tree that traditionally provided the branches for Palm Sunday processions, or a topographic or habitational name referring to a house distinguished by the sign of a palm tree.

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

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