Charles Marius Dam

Male7 September 1880–22 April 1955

Brief Life History of Charles Marius

When Charles Marius Dam was born on 7 September 1880, in Rutsker, Bornholm, Denmark, his father, Esper Hansen Dam, was 50 and his mother, Charlotte Sofie Kattrup, was 37. He married Annie Kjøller in 1900. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Nyker, Vester, Bornholm, Denmark in 1901 and Olsker, Nørre, Bornholm, Denmark for about 4 years. He was buried in Olsker, Bornholm, Denmark.

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Charles Marius Dam
Annie Kjøller
Marriage: 1900
Gunnar Hansen Dam
Anthon Dam
Kathryn Sofie Charlotte Dam

Sources (8)

  • Marius Chjarles Dam, "Denmark Census, 1925"
  • Charles Marius Dam, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Charls Marius Dam, "Denmark Census, 1901"

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  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (5)

    World Events (4)


    Age 34

    World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.


    Age 37

    The United States take possession of the Virgin Islands. The islands are purchased from Denmark for $25 million the year before.


    Age 59

    Denmark signs 10-year non-aggression pact with Nazi Germany.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Vietnamese Hung, Hoa, Tuan, Ngoc, Thanh, Binh, Chanh, Duc, Hiep, Minh, Nu, Tien. Southeast Asian Hong, Chan, Dong, Hon, Man, Oi, Ok, Phoung, Sang, Sokhom, Sun.

    Vietnamese (Đàm): from the Chinese surnames 譚, 谈 and 覃, see Tan 1-3.

    Cambodian: written ដាំ, possibly of Vietnamese origin (see above). The surname ដាំ also corresponds to the Khmer word meaning e.g. ‘to plant’.

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

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