Johannes Host

May 1734–
Kirke Helsinge, Løve, Holbæk, Denmark

The Life of Johannes

When Johannes Host was born in 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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Family Time Line

Johannes Host
1734–
Bodel Maria Henningsen
1729–
Marriage: 18 May 1763
Ole Kiersgaard Host
1764–
Karen Holmsted Host
1765–
Anne Marie Host
1767–1768
Christian Frederik Host
1769–

Spouse and Children

    Male1734–Male

    Bodel Maria Henningsen

    Female1729–Female

MARRIAGE
18 May 1763
Århus, Denmark
children

(4)

    Ole Kiersgaard Host

    Male1764–Male

    Karen Holmsted Host

    Female1765–Female

    Anne Marie Host

    Female1767–1768Female

    Christian Frederik Host

    Male1769–Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

    Frederik Holmsted Host

    Male1730–1809Male

    Christian Host

    Male1732–Male

    Male1734–Male

    Martha Høst

    Female1735–1761Female

    Female1737–1802Female

+1 More Child

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

1 English: occupational name for an innkeeper, from Middle English, Old French (h)oste ‘host’, ‘guest’.2 Danish (Høst): nickname from høst ‘harvest’, ‘autumn’ ( see Herbst ).3 French: from Old French ost ‘army’, hence an occupational name for a soldier.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Johannes Host Kjobmand in entry for Christian Friderich, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Johannes Hoest, "Denmark, Probate Indexes, 1674-1851"
  • Danish Demographic Database online Danish census

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