Gustav Skroby Jackobsen

7 April 1900–

The Life of Gustav Skroby

When Gustav Skroby Jackobsen was born on 7 April 1900, his father, Oluf Peter Jacobsen, was 44 and his mother, Mette Caroline Jensen, was 43. He lived in Copenhagen, Denmark for about 20 years.

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Oluf Peter Jacobsen
Mette Caroline Jensen
Peter Jacobsen
christian jacobsen
Ellen Bodil Jakobsen
Gustav Skroby Jackobsen

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World Events (8)


Age 14

World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.

Age 17

The United States take possession of the Virgin Islands. The islands are purchased from Denmark for $25 million the year before.

Age 39

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

Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Jacobsen .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Gusta Jacobsen, "Denmark Census, 1901"
  • Gustav Skovby Jakobsen in household of Oluf Peter Jakobsen, "Denmark Census, 1921"
  • Gustav Skroby Jackobsen in household of Oluf Peter Jackobsen, "Denmark Census, 1916"

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