Ditlev Godthard Riis

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Ditlev Godthard Riis

Birthdate: (54)
Birthplace: Elsinore, Denmark
Death: circa February 16, 1832 (46-62)
Elsinore, Denmark
Immediate Family:

Son of Niels Johansen Riis and Lene Sophie Zwergius
Husband of Charlotte Werlig
Father of Sophie Frederikke Riis; Augusta Christine Charlotte Reinsholm; Niels Edvard Riis and Theodor Riis
Brother of Charlotte Frederikke Riis; Johanne Cathrine Nielsdatter Riis; Ditlev Gotthard Nielsen Riis; Lene Frederikke Kornerup; Anna Maria Nielsen Riis and 1 other

Occupation: farmer, brewer, distiller of small spirits
Managed by: John Roger Tyler Moore
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About Ditlev Godthard Riis

up-dated 04 aug 2008 Glou Lib Point JRTM

  *  Owre, un-published typescript, 'Riis Genealogy', copy Cabell Lib, VCU
  *  Ware, Louise,  JAR bio
        "Jacob's paternal grandfather was a prosperous farmer and small distiller. The fact of his prosperity is the more interesting in the light of the poverty which many Danish farmers experienced in the period after the Napoleonic Wars. His wife has been described as a "little wise fine lady, well-bred" and "she could make verses.* 2 They believed in a good education for their son Niels Edward and set aside a special room in the farm-house where he could study without interruption."
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Ditlev Godthard Riis's Timeline

November 27, 1778
Slangerup, Denmark
Elsinore, Denmark
April 17, 1813
Age 35
May 1, 1815
Age 37
March 18, 1817
Age 39
Helsingor, Frederiksborg, Denmark
Age 41
February 16, 1832
Age 54
Elsinore, Denmark