Johannes Høst

Male12 May 1734–

Brief Life History of Johannes

When Johannes Høst was born on 12 May 1734, in Kirke Helsinge, Løve, Holbæk, Denmark, his father, Christen Jensen Høst, was 26 and his mother, Karen Krag Frederiksdatter Holmsted, was 22. He married Bodel Maria Henningsen on 18 May 1763, in Århus, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters.

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Johannes Høst
Bodel Maria Henningsen
Marriage: 18 May 1763
Karen Holmsted Høst
Ole Kiærsgaard Høst
Anne Marie Høst
Christian Frederik Høst

Sources (7)

  • Danish Demographic Database online Danish census
  • Johannes Christensen Host, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Johannes Host Kjobmand in entry for Christian Friderich, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 May 1763Århus, Denmark
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (8)

    1737 · Meyercrones Stiftelse

    Age 3

    Meyercrones Stiftelse was founded by the widow of Henning de Meyercrone after he had served as Danish envoy in France. Christiane Meyercrone, Henning's widow, managed the property until her death in 1738. Her niece became the new manager of the foundation and arranged for its charter to be written in 1830. The original, small building was replaced by a larger building in 1933.

    1742 · Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters

    Age 8

    The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters is a non-governmental science Academy founded in 1742 for the purpose of advancements of science in Denmark.

    1776 · Kongens Klub

    Age 42

    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.

    Name Meaning

    German: habitational name from various places, for example Huste near Melle or Husten near Olpe.

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

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