Marie Karoline Keller

27 April 1862–
Grønbæk, Silkeborg, Denmark

The Life Summary of Marie Karoline

When Marie Karoline Keller was born on 27 April 1862, in Grønbæk, Silkeborg, Denmark, her father, Johan Peter Johan Georgsen Keller, was 27 and her mother, Ane Katrine Jensdatter, was 26. She lived in Hørning, Hjelmslev, Skanderborg, Denmark in 1870 and Jerne, Ribe, Denmark in 1890.

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Johan Peter Johan Georgsen Keller
Ane Katrine Jensdatter
Marie Karoline Keller
Johannes Peter Georg Keller
Jens Carl Leopold Keller
Carl Nikolai Keller
Christian Frederik Keller

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World Events (7)

1868 · Magasin Du Nord
Age 6
Magasin is a Danish chain of department stores that was founded in 1868 in Copenhagen and still exists today. They can be found in Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, and the UK.
Age 52
World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.
Age 55
The United States take possession of the Virgin Islands. The islands are purchased from Denmark for $25 million the year before.

Name Meaning

1 German: from Middle High German kellaere ‘cellarman’, ‘cellar master’ (Latin cellarius, denoting the keeper of the cella ‘store chamber’, ‘pantry’). Hence an occupational name for the overseer of the stores, accounts, or household in general in, for example, a monastery or castle. Kellers were important as trusted stewards in a great household, and in some cases were promoted to ministerial rank. The surname is widespread throughout central Europe.2 English: either an occupational name for a maker of caps or cauls, from Middle English kellere, or an occupational name for an executioner, from Old English cwellere.3 Irish: reduced form of Kelleher .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Marie Karoline Keler in household of Johan Peter Johan Georg Keler, "Denmark Census, 1870"
  • Marie Karoline Keller in household of Johan Peter Keller, "Denmark Census, 1890"

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