Augusta Benedicta Christina Thomsen

19 August 1808–18 June 1872 (Age 63)
Grimsfeld, Grimsnis, Flensburg, Schleswig-Holstein, Prussia, Germany

The Life of Augusta Benedicta Christina

When Augusta Benedicta Christina Thomsen was born on 19 August 1808, in Grimsfeld, Grimsnis, Flensburg, Schleswig-Holstein, Prussia, Germany, her father, Cay Thomsen, was 42 and her mother, Martha Margaretha Jessen, was 33. She married Nicolai Schwennsen on 29 September 1833, in Kappeln, Schleswig-Flensburg, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Slesvig, Denmark for about 25 years. She died on 18 June 1872, in Mehlby, Flensburg, Schleswig-Holstein, Prussia, Germany, at the age of 63, and was buried in Kappeln, Schleswig, Schleswig-Holstein, Prussia, Germany.

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Nicolai Schwennsen
Augusta Benedicta Christina Thomsen
Marriage: 29 September 1833
Maria Christina Schwennsen
Catharina Dorothea Schwennsen

Spouse and Children

29 September 1833
Kappeln, Schleswig-Flensburg, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany


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World Events (7)

1813 · Germans defeat Napolean in Leipzig

Age 5

On Oct 19, 1813, Germany defeats Napolean. The commanding officer for the Allied side was Prince Karl Phillipp Schwarzenberg.

Age 6

Denmark cedes Norway to Sweden.
1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark

Age 21

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.

Name Meaning

Dutch, North German, Danish, and Norwegian: patronymic form from a short form of Thomas .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Auguste Gbr Thomsen in household of Nicolaus Schwensen, "Denmark Census, 1860"
  • Auguste Thomsen in household of Nicolaus Schwensen, "Denmark Census, 1845"
  • Augusta Thomsen in household of Nicolay Chivensen, "Denmark Census, 1840"

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