Toldskriver Mads Pallesen Rohde

Brief Life History of Mads Pallesen

When Toldskriver Mads Pallesen Rohde was christened on 24 October 1728, in Ørsted, Dronningborg, Denmark, his father, Palle Madsen Rohde, was 29 and his mother, Dorthe Frantzdatter, was 24. He married Marie Kristine Jensdatter on 30 October 1754, in Solbjerg, Ålborghus, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. His occupation is listed as toldskriver in Randers, Denmark. He died on 6 September 1794, in Randers, Sankt Peders, Randers, Denmark, at the age of 65.

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Toldskriver Mads Pallesen Rohde
Marie Kristine Jensdatter
Marriage: 30 October 1754
Palle Rohde
Jens Rohde
Else Margrethe Rohde
Mads Rohde
Hans Heinrich Rohde

Sources (4)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Mads Pallesen Rohde - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Mads Pallesen Rohde
  • Mads Rhode in entry for Mads, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Mads Rhode in entry for Jens Rhode, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"

World Events (6)


Greenland becomes Danish province.

1730 · Danish Asia Company

The Danish Asiatic Company was a trading company established to revive the dwindling Danish trade with the East Indies and China. It was taken over by the Danish government in 1772 and continued to run until around 1843.

1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)

The Old City Hall was built in 1762 and served as the city hall until 1912. the Hall was modelled after the City Hall that was destroyed in the Copenhagen Fire in 1795. Today the building is used only for ceremonial and representative purposes.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Erwin, Kurt, Otto, Bernd, Hans, Heino, Heinz, Ewald, Gerhard, Helmut, Hermann, Klaus.

German and Danish: variant of Rode 2 and a habitational name from any of various places called Rohde or Rohden in Lower Saxony, Saxony, Westphalia, and Hesse. Compare Rhode and Rhody .

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

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