Jacob Hendriksen

1783–13 March 1837 (Age 54)
Vangede, Gentofte, Copenhagen, Denmark

The Life of Jacob

When Jacob Hendriksen was born in 1783, in Vangede, Gentofte, Copenhagen, Denmark, his father, Johan Henrich Jacobsen, was 24 and his mother, Bodil Pedersdatter, was 20. He died on 13 March 1837, at the age of 54.

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Jacob Hendriksen
1783–1837
Conradine W. Akesburg
1785–

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1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn

Age 6

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

Age 9

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.
1805 · Christianso Lighthouse

Age 22

The Christianso Lighthouse is one of Denmark's oldest lighthouses and the first to have a flashing light. It was built on the island of Christianso in the northern Baltic Sea.

Name Meaning

Dutch, German (northwest), Danish, and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Hendrik ( see Henry 1).

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