Albert Gamst

10 December 1737–
Store Fuglede, Holbæk, Denmark

The Life of Albert

Albert Gamst was born on 10 December 1737, in Store Fuglede, Holbæk, Denmark. He married Maren Truelsdatter on 8 November 1765, in Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters.

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Albert Gamst
Maren Truelsdatter
Marriage: 8 November 1765
Margaretha Catharina Petrie Seehusen Gamst
Jacobine Lucie Albrechtsen
Herman Peder Albrechtsen
Jacob Johannes Albrechtsen
Wilhelmine Jacobine Albrechtsen
Albertine Christiane Albrechtsen
Albrecht Christian Albrechtsen
Albert Christian Albrechtsen

Spouse and Children


    Maren Truelsdatter


8 November 1765
Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark


    Margaretha Catharina Petrie Seehusen Gamst


    Jacobine Lucie Albrechtsen


    Herman Peder Albrechtsen


    Jacob Johannes Albrechtsen


    Wilhelmine Jacobine Albrechtsen


+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1742 · Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters

Age 5

The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters is a non-governmental science Academy founded in 1742 for the purpose of advancements of science in Denmark.
1744 · Hirschholm Palace

Age 7

Hirschholm Palace was a royal palace located in present-day Horsholm municipality just north of Copenhagen. It was one of the finest buildings of its time and became known as the Versailles of the North. It developed a bad reputation in connection with its role in the affair between Johann Friedrich Struensee and Queen Caroline Mathilda in the 1770s. After that it fell into disrepair and was demolished in 1809.
1776 · Kongens Klub

Age 39

The club was founded in 1776 by former members of Drejer's Club. It was initially known as Fich's Club. The latter name was a reference to Gottlieb Schreck who had purchased the House in 1775. He had adapted the interior to be used by the club. The club initially had 25 members but in 1778 the number of members had grown to 80. On 16 November 1782, the club was granted permission to use the name Kongens Klub (Royal Club). The club soon became a meeting place for members of the higher middle class.

Name Meaning

German (of Slavic origin): unexplained.

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

Sources (3)

  • Albert Gamst in entry for Jacobine Lucie Albrechtsen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Albert Gamst in entry for Margrete Cathrine Albrechtsen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Albert Gamst in entry for Albertine Christiane Albrechtsen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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