Cecilia Holm

Brief Life History of Cecilia

When Cecilia Holm was born on 19 May 1836, in Sæby, Hjørring, Denmark, her father, Andreas Severin Holm, was 31 and her mother, Anne Kirstine Christensdatter, was 40. She married Niels Christian Vilhelm Ammonsen on 6 May 1856, in Sæby, Dronninglund, Hjørring, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 3 January 1917, in Sæby, Dronninglund, Hjørring, Denmark, at the age of 80, and was buried in Sæby, Sæby, Dronninglund, Hjørring, Denmark.

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Niels Christian Vilhelm Ammonsen
Cecilia Holm
Marriage: 6 May 1856
Niels Christian Ammonsen
Ane Kirstine Ammonsen
Frederik Wilhelm Ammundsen

Sources (29)

  • Cecilie Lassen Fd Holm, "Denmark Census, 1911"
  • Cecilie Holm, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Cecilie Holm in entry for Frederik Vilhelm Ammundsen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

World Events (6)

1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

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.


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

1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks

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, Anders, Thor, Holger, Nels, Nils, Sven, Helmer, Lennart, Niels, Vibeke.

English, Scottish, 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, from Middle English, Middle Low German holm, Old Norse holmr, or else a habitational name from a place called with this element. The Swedish name is often ornamental.

English: topographic name for someone who lived where holly grew, from Middle English holm, a divergent development of Old English hole(g)n ‘holly (tree)’; or, especially in southern England, a habitational name from any of the places such as East and West Holme (Dorset) or Holne (Devon). Compare Hollis .

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

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