Caroline Elisabeth Holm

5 December 1850–
Pedersker, Bornholm, Denmark

The Life of Caroline Elisabeth

When Caroline Elisabeth Holm was born on 5 December 1850, in Pedersker, Bornholm, Denmark, her father, Peder Madsen Holm, was 41 and her mother, Elise Kirstine Josephsdatter, was 33. She lived in Pedersker, Pedersker, Bornholm, Denmark for about 5 years.

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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

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World Events (6)

1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks

Age 9

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.
1859 · Copenhagen Zoo

Age 9

The Copenhagen Zoo was founded in 1859 and is one of the oldest zoos in Europe. It was founded by a ornithologist named Niels Kjaebolling and the first animals that were at the opening were eagles, chickens, ducks, owls, rabbits, a fox, a seal and a turtle. The oldest building still is in use as a stable for the yak exibit. It is open everyday from 9:00am to 8:00pm (20:00).

Age 64

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Caroline Holm in household of Peder Madsen Holm, "Denmark Census, 1860"
  • Karoline Elisabeth Holm in household of Peder Madsen Holm, "Denmark Census, 1855"
  • Karoline Elisabet Holm, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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