Soren Eskildsen Kokholm

Ringkøbing, Denmark

The Life of Soren

When Soren Eskildsen Kokholm was born in 1717, in Ringkøbing, Denmark, his father, Eskild Jensen Kokholm, was 32 and his mother, Else Erichsen, was 27. He had at least 1 son with Dorthe Mortensen.

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Soren Eskildsen Kokholm
Dorthe Mortensen
Eschild Sorensen

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World Events (3)


Age 12

Greenland becomes Danish province.
1730 · Danish Asia Company

Age 13

The Danish Asiatic Company was a trading company established to revive the dwindling Danish trade with the East Indies and China. It was taken over by the Danish government in 1772 and continued to run until around 1843.
1737 · Meyercrones Stiftelse

Age 20

Meyercrones Stiftelse was founded by the widow of Henning de Meyercrone after he had served as Danish envoy in France. Christiane Meyercrone, Henning's widow, managed the property until her death in 1738. Her niece became the new manager of the foundation and arranged for its charter to be written in 1830. The original, small building was replaced by a larger building in 1933.

Name Meaning

Scandinavian: patronymic from the personal name Eskil(d), Old Norse Áskell, Ásketill, a compound of elements meaning ‘god’ + ‘kettle’ or ‘helmet’.

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

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