Godtfred Johan Severin Jochumsen

21 September 1833–19 May 1903 (Age 69)
Kristiansand, Vest-Agder, Norway

The Life of Godtfred Johan Severin

When Godtfred Johan Severin Jochumsen was born on 21 September 1833, in Kristiansand, Vest-Agder, Norway, his father, Jochum Billington Jochumsen, was 32 and his mother, Asgierd Gunnusdatter, was 36. He married Sophie Fredrikke Johannesdatter on 29 April 1859, in Kristiansand, Vest-Agder, Norway. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 19 May 1903, in his hometown, at the age of 69, and was buried in Kristiansand, Vest-Agder, Norway.

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Godtfred Johan Severin Jochumsen
Sophie Fredrikke Johannesdatter
Marriage: 29 April 1859
Johanne Amalia Jochumsen
Jochum Godtfred Jochumsen
Josefine Othilie Jochumsen
Godtfred Sigvard Jochumsen
Johannes Jochumsen
Olene Jochumsdatter
Olene Fredrikke Jochumsdatter
Johan Andreas Jochumsen

Spouse and Children

29 April 1859
Kristiansand, Vest-Agder, Norway


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Jochum Billington Jochumsen


    Asgierd Gunnusdatter




World Events (8)

1834 · Fox River Settlement

Age 1

Fox River Settlement in Illinois begun in 1834. It was the first permanent Norwegian-American immigrant settlement in the Midwest.
1843 · Edvard Grieg

Age 10

Birth year of renown musical composer and pianist. Born in Bergen, Norway. Musical composer and pianist whose music is known worldwide. His use and development of Norwegian folk music in his own compositions brought the music of Norway to develop a national identity,
1855 · Erik Werenskiold

Age 22

Birth year of Erik Werenskiold Norwegian painter and illustrator. He was especially known for his drawings of the Asbjørnsen and Moe fairytale collection.

Name Meaning

North German and Danish: patronymic from the personal name Jochim .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Gottfred Jochumsen in entry for Johannes Gottfred, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Gottfred Jokumsen in entry for Olene Fredrikke Jokumsen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Gottfred Jochumsen in entry for Josephine Ottilie Gottfredsdatter, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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