Ellen Søltoft Groot

Female30 March 1894–

Brief Life History of Ellen Søltoft

When Ellen Søltoft Groot was born on 30 March 1894, her father, Ejner Groot, was 31 and her mother, Jakobine Soltoft, was 25. She lived in København, Denmark for about 10 years.

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Family Time Line

Ejner Groot
Jakobine Soltoft
Ellen Søltoft Groot
Henrik Georg Søltoft Groot

Sources (3)

  • Ellen Søltoft Groot, "Denmark Census, 1901"
  • Ellen Søltoft, „Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923“
  • Ellen Groot in household of Einor Groot, "Denmark Census, 1911"

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Siblings (3)

World Events (8)


Age 20

World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.


Age 23

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


Age 45

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

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Dutch Hendrik, Pieter, Willem.

Dutch: variant, without the definite article de ‘the’, of De Groot , a nickname for a big man, from groot ‘great, large’. Compare Grote .

North German: variant of Groth , a cognate of 1 above.

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

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