Margrethe Hansdatter Holm

19 March 1734–23 April 1763 (Age 29)
Sandvig, Allinge-Sandvig, Bornholm, Denmark

The Life of Margrethe Hansdatter

When Margrethe Hansdatter Holm was born on 19 March 1734, in Sandvig, Allinge-Sandvig, Bornholm, Denmark, her father, Hans Andersen, was 36 and her mother, Margrethe Johansdatter, was 31. She died on 23 April 1763, in Rønne, Bornholm, Denmark, at the age of 29.

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Hans Andersen
Margrethe Johansdatter
Johan Hansen
Peder Hansen Holm
Lars Hansen Holm
Albert Hansen Holm
Margrethe Hansdatter Holm
Niels Hansen Holm
Kirstine Hansdatter Holm

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World Events (4)

1737 · Meyercrones Stiftelse

Age 3

Meyercrones Stiftelse was founded by the widow of Henning de Meyercrone after he had served as Danish envoy in France. Christiane Meyercrone, Henning's widow, managed the property until her death in 1738. Her niece became the new manager of the foundation and arranged for its charter to be written in 1830. The original, small building was replaced by a larger building in 1933.
1742 · Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters

Age 8

The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters is a non-governmental science Academy founded in 1742 for the purpose of advancements of science in Denmark.
1744 · Hirschholm Palace

Age 10

Hirschholm Palace was a royal palace located in present-day Horsholm municipality just north of Copenhagen. It was one of the finest buildings of its time and became known as the Versailles of the North. It developed a bad reputation in connection with its role in the affair between Johann Friedrich Struensee and Queen Caroline Mathilda in the 1770s. After that it fell into disrepair and was demolished in 1809.

Name Meaning

1 Northern English, German, and Scandinavian: topographic name for someone who lived on an island, in particular a piece of slightly raised land lying in a fen or partly surrounded by streams, Middle English, Middle Low German holm, Old Norse holmr, or a habitational name from a place named with this element. The Swedish name is often ornamental.2 English: topographic name for someone who lived where holly grew, from Middle English holm, a variant of holin ‘holly’, or possibly a habitational name from places called Holme (Dorset and West Yorkshire) or Holne (Devon), named with this word.

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

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  • Birth of Margrethe Hansdatter
  • Legacy NFS Source: Margrethe Hansdatter Holm - Church record: Birth record or certificate

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