Thomas Laurits Høgsted

Male4 May 1823–

Brief Life History of Thomas Laurits

When Thomas Laurits Høgsted was born on 4 May 1823, in Hjorring Sankt Catherainæ, Sankt Catharinæ, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Thomas Christian Høgsted, was 35 and his mother, Kirstine Marie Thomasdatter, was 35. He married Ane Jørgensdatter on 15 April 1859, in Hjorring Sankt Catherainæ, Sankt Catharinæ, Hjørring, Denmark. He lived in Hjorring Sankt Olai, Vennebjerg, Hjørring, Denmark for about 10 years.

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Thomas Laurits Høgsted
Ane Jørgensdatter
Marriage: 15 April 1859

Sources (6)

  • Thomas Laurits Thomsen in household of Kersten Maria Thomsdatter, "Denmark Census, 1850"
  • Thomas Laurits Thomsen Hogsted, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Thomas Laurits Thomsen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 April 1859Hjorring Sankt Catherainæ, Hjørring, Nordjylland, Denmark
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    World Events (6)

    1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark

    Age 6

    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 24

    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 36

    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

    New Testament name, borne by one of Christ's twelve apostles, referred to as ‘Thomas, called Didymus’ (John 11:16; 20:24). Didymos is the Greek word for ‘twin’, and the name is the Greek form of an Aramaic byname meaning ‘twin’. The given name has always been popular throughout Christendom, in part because St Thomas's doubts have made him seem a very human character.

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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