Jens Holm

1776–Male
Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark

The Life of Jens

When Jens Holm was christened on 4 April 1776, in Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark, his father, Peder Jensen Holm, was 29 and his mother, Ane Marie Johansdotter Stunholdt, was 29.

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Family Time Line

Peder Jensen Holm
1747–
Ane Marie Johansdotter Stunholdt
1747–
Michael Pedersen Mansson
1774–1842
Jens Holm
1776–

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World Events (3)

1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn

The Old Artillery Barracks was the first of three barracks to be established in the Christianshavn district of Copenhagen. They were converted into barracks for the Artillery in 1789 and were used until 1923. Today, they have been converted into apartments and are listed for everyone.
1792 · Det Classenske Fideicommis

Det Classenske Fideicommis is a Danish charitable foundation formed by the industrialist Major General Johan Frederik Classen after he left behind his wealth and possessions in his will to help alleviate poverty and misery to those in the country. Today, it grants around 2 million kroner annually to those in need.
1794 · Stibo

The Stibo Group was founded in 1794 by Niels Lund as a printing company. Today, The Stibo Group provides information management and print technology software for business operations.

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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