Jacob Jocumsen Hoeg

Male6 May 1770–15 March 1822

Brief Life History of Jacob

When Jacob Jocumsen Hoeg was born on 6 May 1770, in Handrup, Dråby, Mols, Randers, Denmark, his father, Jochum Pedersen Høgh, was 34 and his mother, Mette Sofie Jensdatter, was 36. He had at least 2 sons and 3 daughters with Ingeborg Brusah. He died on 15 March 1822, in Randers, Sankt Mortens, Støvring, Randers, Denmark, at the age of 51.

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Jacob Jocumsen Hoeg
Ingeborg Brusah
Mette Sophie Hoeg
Henriette Appelone Hoeg
Mette Sophie Hoeg

Sources (7)

  • 1801 census for Jacob Hoeg
  • Høeg in entry for Mette Sophie Høeg, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Hoegh in entry for Ingeborg Brasch, "Denmark, Probate Indexes, 1674-1851"

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World Events (7)

1776 · Kongens Klub

Age 6

The club was founded in 1776 by former members of Drejer's Club. It was initially known as Fich's Club. The latter name was a reference to Gottlieb Schreck who had purchased the House in 1775. He had adapted the interior to be used by the club. The club initially had 25 members but in 1778 the number of members had grown to 80. On 16 November 1782, the club was granted permission to use the name Kongens Klub (Royal Club). The club soon became a meeting place for members of the higher middle class.

1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn

Age 19

The Old Artillery Barracks was the first of three barracks to be established in the Christianshavn district of Copenhagen. They were converted into barracks for the Artillery in 1789 and were used until 1923. Today, they have been converted into apartments and are listed for everyone.

1792 · Det Classenske Fideicommis

Age 22

Det Classenske Fideicommis is a Danish charitable foundation formed by the industrialist Major General Johan Frederik Classen after he left behind his wealth and possessions in his will to help alleviate poverty and misery to those in the country. Today, it grants around 2 million kroner annually to those in need.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Ove.

Danish (Høeg): nickname or metonymic occupational namefor a falconer, from høg ‘hawk’ (see Hawk 1). Thissurname also occurs in Norway.

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

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