Ulrich Fredrich von Cappelen

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About Ulrich Fredrich von Cappelen


Ulrich Fredrich von Cappelen was born in 1770 to landowner and merchant Diedrich von Cappelen (1734-1794) and his first wife Petronelle Pedersdatter Juel (1737-1785). He had two older brothers, one sister and one younger half-brother. His older brothers Peder Juel and Didrich became politicians.

In 1793 he married Benedicte Henrikke Aall (1772-1812), daughter of Nicolai Benjamin Aall and Amborg Jørgensdatter, née Wesseltoft. The couple had nine children, many of whom became noteworthy citizens. The sons Nicolai Benjamin and Ulrik Frederik became jurists and members of the national parliament. The third son, Wittus Juel, became a merchant in Drammen. The daughters Didricha and Louise were married consecutively to bishop and politician Jens Lauritz Arup. The fourth daughter Benedicte married her cousin Hans Blom Cappelen; their son Didrik became a member of parliament while their daughter Marie married Fritz Trampe Flood of the notable Flood ship-owner family. Finally, their fourth son Jørgen Wright Cappelen moved to Kristiania and founded the publishing house J.W. Cappelens Forlag, through which the name Cappelen lives today.

Ulrich Fredrich von Cappelen grew up in Skien and was a merchant there. Some time after the death of his father he moved to Porsgrund, and started as a timber merchant and ship-owner. Having inherited assets and real estate, he bought more property, especially in rural Eidanger. However, the Gunboat War from 1807 to 1814, and the subsequent economic depression, had a very negative impact on his ship business. He was virtually bankrupt upon his death in 1820.

Familien Ulrich Fredrich von Cappelen/Benedicte Henrikke Aall

Mann: Ulrich Fredrich von Cappelen

Født: 1770 i Skien, Telemark

Død: 1820

Stilling: grosserer

Hans far: Didrich von Cappelen

Hans mor: Petronelle Pedersdtr Juell

Gift 1793

Kone: Benedicte Henrikke Aall


Hennes far: Nicolai Benjamin Aall

Hennes mor: Amborg Jørgensdtr Wesseltoft


Nicolai Benjamin Cappelen

Født: 1795

Død: 1866

Ulrik Frederik Cappelen

Født: 13 mai 1797 i Skien, Telemark

Død: 24 nov 1864 i Larvik, Vestfold

Familier: Anne Helene Øwre Aagaard

Benedicte Ulrikke Henriette Fredrikke Cappelen

Født: 4 jan 1804 i Porsgrunn, Telemark

Død: 18 nov 1881 i Skien, Telemark

Familier: Hans Blom Cappelen

Jørgen Wright Cappelen

Født: 10 aug 1805 i Porsgrunn, Telemark

Død: 6 des 1878 i Kristiania (Oslo)

Familier: Fredrikke Helene Schwirtz

Kilde: http://www.boslekt.com/gedcom/fam156xx/fam15678.htm

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Ulrich Fredrich von Cappelen's Timeline

December 18, 1770
Skien, Telemark, Norge
September 29, 1794
Age 23
September 15, 1795
Age 24
Skien, Telemark, Norway
May 13, 1797
Age 26
Age 28
December 8, 1800
Age 29
January 4, 1804
Age 33
Porsgrunn, Telemark, Norway
August 10, 1805
Age 34
Porsgrunn, Telemark, Norway
April 17, 1807
Age 36