Niels Juelby Stokholm

Male12 March 1808–8 April 1890

Brief Life History of Niels Juelby

When Niels Juelby Stokholm was born on 12 March 1808, in Nørre Nissum, Bøvling, Denmark, his father, Poul Christian Stokholm, was 32 and his mother, Maren Pedersdatter Støvelbech, was 23. He married Karen Marie Breinholt on 8 January 1836, in Ovtrup, Morsø Sønder, Thisted, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Redsted, Morsø Sønder, Thisted, Denmark in 1834. He died on 8 April 1890, in Vestervig, Refs, Thisted, Denmark, at the age of 82, and was buried in Vestervig, Refs, Thisted, Denmark.

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Niels Juelby Stokholm
Karen Marie Breinholt
Marriage: 8 January 1836
Maren Nielsdatter
Poul Nielsen
Mette Kirstine Nielsdatter Stokholm
Poul Nielsen Stokholm
Karen Stokholm
Christen Breinholt
Christen Breinholt Stokholm

Sources (28)

  • Niels Stokholm, "Denmark Census, 1855"
  • Niels Juulbye Sand Stokholm, "Denmark Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Niels Stokholm in entry for Maren Stokholm, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 January 1836Ovtrup, Morsø Sønder, Thisted, Denmark
  • Children (7)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (6)


    Age 6

    Denmark cedes Norway to Sweden.

    1818 · Danmarks Nationalbank

    Age 10

    Danmarks Nationalbank is the central bank of the Kingdom of Denmark and serves as an independent and credible institution that issues the krone, the Danish currency. The bank undertakes all functions related to the management of the Danish central-government debt.

    1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

    Age 39

    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.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of Danish Stokholm: habitational name from a place or farm so named, a compound of stok ‘beam, log’ and holm ‘islet’, denoting an islet with trees or referring to the oblong size of an islet.

    Americanized form of Norwegian Stokholm: habitational name from a farm named after Stockholm in Sweden and also from an altered form of the farm name Skotholmen in Hordaland, from skot (related to skyta ‘shoot’, denoting a land formation that juts out) + holme ‘islet’.

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

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