Claus Schmidt

24 August 1826–17 January 1832 (Age 5)
Kolding, Vejle, Denmark

The Life of Claus

When Claus Schmidt was born on 24 August 1826, in Kolding, Vejle, Denmark, his father, Hans Nicolay Christiansen Schmidt, was 39 and his mother, Ane Jensdatter, was 40. He died on 17 January 1832, at the age of 5.

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Hans Nicolay Christiansen Schmidt
Ane Jensdatter
Jacobine Dorothea Schmidt
Anna Christine Schmidt
Kierstine Dorthea Schmidt
Christian Raphael Schmidt
Claus Schmidt
Peder Schmidt

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World Events (1)

1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark

Age 3

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

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name from Middle High German smit, German Schmied ‘blacksmith’. The German surname is found in many other parts of Europe, from Slovenia to Sweden.

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

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  • Claus Schmidt, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Claus Schmidt, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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