Joseph MADSEN Holm

20 July 1846–
Pedersker, Bornholm, Denmark

The Life of Joseph MADSEN

When Joseph MADSEN Holm was born on 20 July 1846, in Pedersker, Bornholm, Denmark, his father, Peder Madsen Holm, was 37 and his mother, Elise Kirstine Josephsdatter, was 29. He lived in Pedersker, Pedersker, Bornholm, Denmark for about 10 years.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Peder Madsen Holm
Elise Kirstine Josephsdatter
Joseph Madsen Holm
Jacob Peter Holm
Johannes Martin Holm
Matthe Juliane Holm
Joseph MADSEN Holm
Cathrine Juliane Holm
Caroline Elisabeth Holm
Signe Christine Holm
Petroline Mathia Holm
Johanne Marie Holm
Tolvdine Margrethe Holm
Olive Wilhelmine Holm
Johan Letaie Holm

Parents and Siblings



+8 More Children

World Events (6)

1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

Age 1

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.

Age 3

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

Age 68

World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Joseph Holm in household of Peder Madsen Holm, "Denmark Census, 1860"
  • Joseph Mathea Holm in household of Peder Madsen Holm, "Denmark Census, 1850"
  • Joseph Madsen Holm in household of Peder Madsen Holm, "Denmark Census, 1855"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.