Jacob Cornelius Palm

2 December 1870–
Grenå, Djurs Nørre, Randers, Denmark

The Life 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, Copenhagen, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 son.

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Family Time Line

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

Spouse and Children

1 June 1913
Store Magleby, Sokkelund, Copenhagen, Denmark


    Erik Louis Palm


Parents and Siblings

    Jørgen Cornelius Palm


    Inger Jacob Rasmussen





    Mary Cornelia Palm


    Anna Henriette Palm


    Emma Marie Palm


    Mathilde Jakobine Palm


+9 More Children

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

1 German: from a medieval personal name Palmatius, borne by a saint who died in 286 .2 Northwest German: topographic name from Middle High German palme, balme ‘pussy willow’, the tree that traditionally provided the branches for Palm Sunday processions, or habitational name from a house distinguished by the sign of a palm tree.3 German: from a reduced and altered form of a personal name formed with Old High German bald ‘bold’, ‘brave’ as its first element.

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Jacob Cornelius Palm - Church record: birth-name: Jacob Cornelius Palm

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