Christen Holst


Brief Life History of Christen

Christen Holst was born in 1824, in Denmark as the son of Thomas Holst and Ane Christine Andersen. He had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Ane Birgithe Erasmine Rasmussen.

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Christen Holst
Ane Birgithe Erasmine Rasmussen
Dorthea Thomine Nielsine Holst
Thomas Sveistrup Holst

Sources (3)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Christen Holst - Government record: birth-name: Christen Holst
  • Christen Holst in entry for Thomas Sveistrup Holst, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Christen Holst in entry for Dorothea Thomine Holst, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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Children (2)

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World Events (7)

1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark

Age 5

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.

1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

Age 23

The Casino Theatre was built as an entertainment center by Georg Carstensen but was converted into a theatre in 1848. After many years of never gaining popularity, it was closed in 1937 and demolished in 1960.

1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks

Age 35

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.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Jorgen, Erik, Vibeke, Anders, Carsten, Ludvig, Sven.

North German and Scandinavian: habitational name for someone from Holstein (see Holstein ), a derivative of German Holtsate, Danish Holtsete ‘person from Holstein’.

Dutch (also Van Holst): habitational name for someone from any of several places so called, from holst, hulst ‘holly (forest)’. Compare Hulst .

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

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