25 Christian Frederik la Cour

Born on 13 March 1822 in Svendborg, Christian was a son of Peder David la Cour and Ane Clausine la Cour. He learned shipbuilding in Troense and became a master in the trade. He was in charge of building a large ship, but fell ill and died on 5 October 1842 at Frederiksberg Hospital, only 20 years old. (No children.)