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Damm Surname

The Damm surname is Danish in origin.


1st Generation:

Lauds Thomsen was born circa 1720 in Denmark.

Lauds married Maren Mauensten.

They had at least one child:

1 Lauds Laudsen Damm

2nd Generation:

Lauds Laudsen Damm was born circa 1748 in Denmark 1. He died after 1805 in Rise, Åbenrå, Denmark.

Father: Lauds Thomsen
Mother: Maren Mauensten

Lauds was a day laborer in Denmark. He and his family were very poor, and apparently relied on alms to survive.
Lauds married Christina Christendatter Richelsen on November 2, 1782 in Rise, Åbenrå, Denmark 2. She was born circa 1752 in Denmark 1. She died after 1803 in Rise, Åbenrå, Denmark.

They had the following children:

1 Kiesten Laudsdatter Damm was born on August 11, 1783 in Rise, Åbenrå, Denmark 2. She died between 1783-1787 in Rise, Åbenrå, Denmark.
2 Lauds Laudsen Damm was born on April 10, 1785 in Rise, Åbenrå, Denmark 2. He died between 1785-1803 in Rise, Åbenrå, Denmark.
3 Kiesten Laudsdatter Damm was born on February 23, 1787 in Rise, Åbenrå, Denmark 2. She died after 1803.
4 Maren Laudsdatter Damm
5 Christen Richelsen Damm was born on January 2, 1793 in Rise, Åbenrå, Denmark 2.
He married Christina Maria Holm on October 6, 1827 in Rise, Åbenrå, Denmark 2. (She was born circa 1800 in Denmark.)
They had the following children:
Christine Damm (1828-???)
Kjesten Damm (1831-???)
Lauds Damm (1834-???)
Lauds Hansen Damm (1836-???)

3rd Generation:

Maren Laudsdatter Damm was born on January 22, 1789 in Rise, Åbenrå, Denmark 2. She died on October 21, 1845 in Rise, Åbenrå, Denmark 3.

Father: Lauds Laudsen Damm
Mother: Christina Christensdatter Richelsen

Maren married Antoni Hansen Kling on July 13, 1822 in Rise, Åbenrå, Denmark 2.

For information on their children, see his page.


Sources:

1. 1803 Census of Rise, Denmark
2. Rise Parish Register, Rise, Denmark
3. The Kling Family of Denmark and Connecticut with Data of Related Devantier, Busk, and Bogh Families. (Connecticut Ancestry, November 1984).