Elisabeth Jacobsen

Female1 June 1830–19 September 1913

Brief Life History of Elisabeth

When Elisabeth Jacobsen was born on 1 June 1830, in Sandbjerg, Sottrup, Slesvig, Denmark, her father, Jacob Christoffersen, was 43 and her mother, Kirstine Hansdatter, was 32. She married Johan Otto Johansen about 1851, in Copenhagen, København, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Birkerød, Lynge-Kronborg, Frederiksborg, Denmark in 1834 and Søllerød, Sokkelund, København, Denmark in 1880. She died on 19 September 1913, in Birkerød, Kronborg, Denmark, at the age of 83, and was buried in Søllerød, København, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Johan Otto Johansen
Elisabeth Jacobsen
Marriage: about 1851
Ane Marie Johansen
Inger Christine Johansen

Sources (12)

  • Lisbeth Jacobsen in household of Jacob Christophersen, "Denmark Census, 1834"
  • Elisabeth Jakobsen in entry for Inger Christine Johansen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Elisabeth Johansen F Jakobsen in household of Johan Otto Johansen, "Denmark Census, 1880"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1851Copenhagen, København, Denmark
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (4)

    1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

    Age 17

    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.


    Age 19

    Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy. A two-chamber parliament is established.

    1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks

    Age 29

    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

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Lars, Jorgen, Nils, Anders, Gudrun, Iver, Knud, Alf, Bjorn, Borge, Fredrik.

    Danish, Norwegian, North German, and Dutch: patronymic from the personal name Jacob . Compare Jacobson and Jakobsen .

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

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