Details in Schatz-Kaestlein
Printed in 1734 By Waisen Haus, Halle in German
Written by Viggo Dannefoerd Rahr (with an original few by Caroline Goldt)
Transcribed by Peter Viggo Rahr (2008)
|Front||Translated from German - Golden Treasure Chest of the Children of God whose treasure is in Heaven. Containing selected passages from the holy bible together with attached verses. Printed for the first time containing an introduction for the correct use of this golden treasure chest.|
|2/3||This Schatz-Kaestlein (Golden Casket) seems to have belonged to my great grandmother Caroline Goldt (nee Kjerrnengaard) born 21 Feb 1726 (page 51)
Married to John Ditlev Goldt 12 Dec 1743 (page 48)
Came to Ribe 6 Aug 1767 (page 49)
J D Goldt died in Ribe 17 Oct 1779 (page 52)
They were married 36 years and had 15 children of which 12 were living yet. One of which was my grandmother Sophie Caroline Rahr who died 17 July 1828 in Ribe after I had lived with her from 1824
|5||Andersen||my niece Margrethe Andersen died 1897
her husband died on 21 April 1897
On 15th May 1897, my niece Margrethe Andersen (eldest daughter of my brother Edwin) died in Aarhuus after renal? Operations and long suffering leaving two children (Boy of 8 and Girl of 3 years).
Her husband had died on 21 April the same year
|10||Written without signature 1736
Dated Friedensborg 10th Oct 1736. Danish text hard to read!
|11/12||Rahr||My mother’s death 1837
On 5th September 1837 died my dear mother Charlotte Amelia Rahr in her 56th year at Dronningborg Mill (later called Rahrseie – in English ‘Rahrsown’) while I was in Hamburg
German prayer difficult to read – written in Friedensborg 1736
|29/30||Rahr||Sophie Caroline Rahr died 1828
On 17th July 1828 my dear mother Sophie Caroline Goldt ended her earthly ?arier after nearly half years illness in her 84th year at 6.30pm full of love for her children and grandchildren signed by R Rahr (her son)
|32/81||Rahr||Rasmussen Rahr died 1855
On 25th Jan 1855 died my dear uncle Rasmus Jensen Rahr 79 yrs at Sonderskov in Jutland near Foldingbro and was interred in Folding churchyard
When I was 10yrs old I went to my uncle R R in Ribe in 1824 till his mothers death in1828 when I was sent to school in Aarhuus
|31/34||White/Rahr||Elizabeth White married 1850
On 11th Dec 1850 I married Elizabeth White from Marsden House Longsight Manchester and went with her to reside at Grosvenor Terrace on the Cheetham Hill Road
|33||Rahr||J D Rahr born 1857
22 Aug 1857 our first child was born in Blackpool and was called John Ditlev Rahr after my father
|35/82||Rahr||Jensine Louise Rahr died 1857
On 2nd Nov 1857 my dear and only surviving sister Jensine Louise Rahr ended her suffering in her 51st year in Randers and was interred in Gemminge Churchyard at the side of my dear mother
|36||Rahr||Emily Rahr born 1859
The 12th Aug 1859 our 2nd child was born and was called Emily
|37/83||Rahr||my father J D Rahr died 1864
On 5th August 1864 died my dearest friend and father Johannes Ditlev Rahr in his 87th year at Rahrseie near Randers and was interred at Gemminge at the side of my dear mother and sister
|38||Rahr||A E Rahr born 1863
19th June 1863 our 3rd child was born at Sale and was called Alfred Edwin
|39||Rahr||Hilda Rahr born 1866
Our 4th child was born on 6th March 1866 at Oakbank Cottage Withington and was called Hilda
|40||Rahr||Helena Amelia Rahr born 1867
17th Dec 1867 our 5th child was born at Oakbank Cottage Withington and was called Helena Amelia
|41/76||Rahr||Helena Amelia Rahr married 1896
On 9th April 1896 our dear daughter Helena Amelia (Lena) was married in Bowdon Parish Church to Arthur Herbert Trenbath and went to reside at a house called Ashlea in Vicarage Lane Bowdon
|42||Ormerod||Leslie Ormerod born 1896
On 20th May 1896 our dear daughter Hilda was delivered of a daughter who was called Leslie Rahr Ormerod
|45||Barratt||Edith Barratt married 1896
On 14th January 1896 my wife’s niece Edith Baratt (Daughter of William and Mary Barratt) was married to Mr Kenneth Bellhouse at Ashlea Church near Bowdon and went to live near Alderley Edge
|48/86||Goldt||Catherine Goldt married 1743 – 17 years old
On 12 Dec 1743 I was married (written by Catherine Goldt)
|49/84||Goldt||Above came to Ribe from Assens 1767
1767 6th August we came to Ribe at 4 in the afternoon and at that time my husband had been Folder at the Customs in Assens (on Fyen) for 24 years and here in Ribe he was Folder during 12 years. (Written by Catherine Goldt)
|50/88||Goldt||Above – son died 1773
The 4th June 1773 died my dear son which was a sorrowful day to me. God in his mercy spare my husband and my other children and me with him and them and give us all the joy that we might be reunited with him in God’s kingdom and say "Lord here we are and the children you have given us"
(Written by Caroline Goldt)
|51/85||Goldt||Above – born 1726
1726 – 21 Feb I was born in the evening at 7 o‘clock
(Written by Caroline Goldt)
|52/89||Goldt||Above – her husband died 1779
17 Oct 1779 was a sorrowful day when I lost my dear good husband with whom I had lived 36 years and had 15 children of which I in my great sorrow live with12 of which 9 are provided for. God grant that I may live with them all thus I may be with them in God’s kingdom and say "Lord here I am and all the children thou hast given"
|54||White||my mother in law – Martha White died 1875
On the 12th Feb 1875 died my dear and beloved mother-in-law Martha (wife of Mr F White) in her 75th year and was interred in St Thomas Churchyard in Pendleton
|55||Barratt||William Barratt died 1882
On the 22nd May 1882 died Mr William Barratt in Southport in his 68th year. He was married to my wife’s sister Mary
|56||Barratt||Mary Barratt died 1883
On the 14th Feb 1883 died Mary Salt (wife of William Barratt)
She was interred in Southport cemetery
She left 4 children – William Percy, Gordon, Leigh and Edith
|57||Crankshaw||Ann Crankshaw died 1883
On 24th October 1883 my wife’s eldest sister Ann Crankshaw died in 57th year in Rockingham in North Carolina United Sates and was interred there
|59||Rahr||my brother Ludwig Rahr died 1883
On 28th June 1883 my dear beloved and amicable brother Neils Ludvig Carl Rahr died in Randers in his 73rd year in peace with all and was interred on 4th July in Randers Churchyard
|60||White||my father in law Mr F White died in 1884
On 11th feb 1884 my father in law Mr F White died at Calton near Ashbourne in his 88th year and was interred in the churchyard at Blove? near Calton
|61||Terchilsen||Charl Terchilsen died 1884
On the 17th Feb 1884 my beloved niece Charlotte Amalie Terchildsen died in Randers in her 39th year – she was all love and kindness
|62||Adler||my Aunt Anna Adler died 1885
On 1st Nov 1885 died in Copenhagen my dearly beloved Aunt Anna Adler in her 96th year. The last of 14 children of Mr. N Ussing in Ribe. She was my true and loving friend through life from earliest childhood. Repose in peace.
|63||Rahr||Jacobine Rahr (Ludwig’s widow) died 1886
On the 14th Oct 1886, my dear sister in law (Jacobine Momsen) died calmly in Randers leaving her only daughter Dorothea.
|65||Rahr||our eldest daughter Emily married 1883
On the 24th October 1883 my eldest daughter Emily (of Beverley House Birkdale) was married in St James church Birkdale Southport to Charles Samuel Barratt, son of Samuel Barratt late of High Bank Altrincham.
God grant them both continual happiness.
|68||Norgaard||my friend P Norgaard died 1887
On the 17th Jan 1887 my old friend P Norgaard in Copenhagen died calmly in his 65th year..
He was my partner’s (G. Raundreezs?) first employee and later for many years (1854-1885) our faithful and active agent in Copenhagen.
He never brought us a bad debt through all the 31 years.
|69||Smith||my wife’s cousin Charles Smith died 1887
On 28th March 1887 died Chas A Smith in Southport – cousin to my wife – in his 52nd year. Deeply lamented by his 3 surviving sisters (Mary, Annie and Lizzie) to whom he had been a comfort and loving brother for many years. Frugality and Economy had secured im a comfortable living.
|70||Ussing||my cousin Christian Ussing died 1887
In 1887 died in Randers my dear cousin Rev. Chr. Ussing.
He was my earliest and truest friend in the school in Ribe from 1824 to 1828
|71||Ussing||my cousin Christence Usiing died 1887
In August 1887 died in Langad near Randers, died my dear cousin Christence Ussing married to her (and my) cousin Ludvig Ussing, both born in Ribe and sister of Rev Chr. Ussing
|74||Ramsing||my cousin Caroline Ramsing died 1891
On 6th January 1891 my dear cousin Caroline Ramsing died in her native town Ribe in her 87th year. Never married, a true Christian, much gifted and highly respected. After many years of toil and indifferent health, she is now with the Lord.
|77||Evans||my old friend Edward Evans died 1893
On 18th March 1893 died my old friend Edw. Evans at Urmstone? in his 89th year and was interred in Rusholme Cemetery. In 40 years I had known him as a kindhearted upright friend and deeply regret the loss of him.
|80||Rahr/Ormerod||our second daughter Hilda married 1894
28th June 1894 our dear Hilda was married in Saint George’s church Altrincham by Rev Nicol to Walter Ormerod. Our best wishes for their happiness in the future.
|87||Rahr/Ormerod||Leslie Rahr Ormerod born 1896
20th May 1896 our second daughter Hildab was confined with a daughter called Leslie Rahr Ormerod
|91||Smith||Mary Smith died 1897
5th Jan 1897 died Mary Smith(my wife’s cousin) at Easton near Manchester and was interred at Easton. She was goodness and kindness itself.
|92||Smith||Annie Smith died 1898
13th May 1898 our dear cousin Annie Smith died after an operation in Leek. Much lamented by all who know her.
|94||Trenbath||Donald Rahr Trenbath born 1898
29th June 1898 our daughter Lena Trenbath was delivered of a boy called Donald Rahr Trenbath and our son Alfred was his sponsor when christened 24th July 1898
|152||Very old writing difficult to read individual letters - probably in German and signed by J Beul??|
|240||Neat writing in Danish and dated 12 Feb 1737 Kobenhafen and Friborg|
|250/ 252||German text on two pages – difficult to read
Signed S M Emertsen Friedrichsborg 1738
|330||Neat writing in Danish
Signed Jac Cornebynn – Freidensborg? 10 Oct 1736
|345||Difficult to read – probably in Danish
Indecipherable signature 5th October 1736
|360||Neat writing in German
written by Joh Petersen 9th Feb 1737 Copenhagen