Jacob Thomasen Hede

Otting, Skivehus, Denmark

The Life of Jacob Thomasen

When Jacob Thomasen Hede was born on 5 May 1858, in Otting, Skivehus, Denmark, his father, Thomas Laustsen, was 44 and his mother, Inger Nielsdatter, was 30. He married Sine Gudiksen on 19 October 1886, in Krejbjerg, Viborg, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Otting, Hindborg, Viborg, Denmark in 1860.

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Jacob Thomasen Hede
Sine Gudiksen
Marriage: 19 October 1886
Anna Thomsen Hede
Inger Thomsen Hede
Gudike Thomas Thomsen Hede
Ingrid Thomsen Hede
Niels Peter Thomsen

Spouse and Children

19 October 1886
Krejbjerg, Viborg, Denmark


Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Laustsen





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World Events (8)

1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks

Age 1

The Copenhagen Waterworks was the first waterworks in Denmark and served the community until 1951. It was one of the first buildings to be built outside Copenhagen's old city walls.
1859 · Copenhagen Zoo

Age 1

The Copenhagen Zoo was founded in 1859 and is one of the oldest zoos in Europe. It was founded by a ornithologist named Niels Kjaebolling and the first animals that were at the opening were eagles, chickens, ducks, owls, rabbits, a fox, a seal and a turtle. The oldest building still is in use as a stable for the yak exibit. It is open everyday from 9:00am to 8:00pm (20:00).

Age 56

World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.

Name Meaning

Irish: possibly an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAidíthe, later Ó hÉididh ‘descendant of Éideadh’, from éideadh ‘clothes’, ‘armor’, which was first Anglicized as Haidy.

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

Sources (3)

  • Jacob Thomasen in household of Thomas Laustsen, "Denmark Census, 1860"
  • Jacob Thomasen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Jacob, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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