26 May 1806–2 April 1839
Vesterø, Hjørring, Denmark
When Svend Jespersen Dam was christened on 26 May 1806, in Vesterø, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Jesper Larsen Dam, was 23 and his mother, Else Joergensdatter Svendsdatter Drage Sundt, was 26. He married Anne Cathrine Pedersdatter Jerup on 18 November 1829, in Vesterø, Hjørring, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 2 April 1839, in his hometown, at the age of 32, and was buried in Vesterø, Hjørring, Denmark.
Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.