Jacob Christian Routhe

27 May 1879–
Køng, Køng, Hammer, Præstø, Denmark

The Life of Jacob Christian

When Jacob Christian Routhe was born on 27 May 1879, in Køng, Køng, Hammer, Præstø, Denmark, his father, Georg Peter Routhe, was 22 and his mother, Anna Jensen, was 21. He had at least 3 sons with Sine Marie. He lived in Måløv, Smørum, Copenhagen, Denmark in 1916 and Copenhagen, Denmark in 1921.

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Jacob Christian Routhe
Sine Marie
Fritz Routhe
Brona Routhe
Erik Routhe

Spouse and Children



    Fritz Routhe


    Brona Routhe


    Erik Routhe


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (6)


Age 35

World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.

Age 38

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

Age 61

Germany invades Denmark.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place so named in Humberside. Recorded in Domesday Book as Rutha, the place name may derive from Old Norse hrúedhr ‘rough shaly ground’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Jakob Rauthe, "Denmark Census, 1916"
  • Jakob Christian Roüthe, "Denmark Census, 1921"
  • Jacob Christian Roüthe in household of Georg Peter Christian Roüthe, "Denmark Census, 1880"

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