Jakob Peer Scavenius Brønnum

Brief Life History of Jakob Peer Scavenius

When Jakob Peer Scavenius Brønnum was born on 14 November 1913, in Holbæk, Denmark, his father, Julius Christian Brønnum, was 30 and his mother, Hansine Elisabeth Jespersen, was 27. He married Gladys Hadfield on 9 May 1945, in Bakewell, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom. He lived in Holbæk, Sankt Nikolai, Holbæk, Denmark for about 4 years. He died on 14 May 2001, in Bakewell, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 87, and was buried in Bamford, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Jakob Peer Scavenius Brønnum
Gladys Hadfield
Marriage: 9 May 1945

Sources (9)

  • Jakob Per Somenius Andersen in household of Julius Christian Andersen, "Denmark Census, 1925"
  • Jacob P S Bronnum, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"
  • Jakob Peer S Bronnum, "England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007"

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World Events (8)


World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.

1914 · Britain Enters the Great War

After Germany declared war Russia, Britain entered The Great War and declared war on Germany on August 4, 1914. The war ended on November 11, 1918, as Germany signed an armistice that brought fighting to a halt.


Denmark signs 10-year non-aggression pact with Nazi Germany.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Branham .

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

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My Dad - Jakob Peer Scavenius Bronnum

My Dad was born 14th November 1913 in Holbaek, Denmark. He was the 2nd of four children born to Hansine Elisabeth Jespersen & Julius Christian Bronnum. At the age of 14 years he went as an apprentic …

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