Kirsten Jespersdatter

January 1710–May 1761 (Age 51)
Storvorde, Ålborghus, Denmark

The Life Summary of Kirsten

When Kirsten Jespersdatter was born in January 1710, in Storvorde, Ålborghus, Denmark, her father, Jesper Povelsen, was 47 and her mother, Maren Knudsdatter, was 36. She married Kristen Nielsen Hjulmand on 4 November 1742, in Storvorde, Ålborghus, Denmark. She died in May 1761, in her hometown, at the age of 51, and was buried in Storvorde, Ålborghus, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Kristen Nielsen Hjulmand
Kirsten Jespersdatter
Marriage: 4 November 1742

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 November 1742Storvorde, Ålborghus, Denmark
  • Parents and Siblings



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    World Events (5)

    1713 · Royal Danish Military Academy
    Age 3
    The Royal Danish Military Academy educated and commissioned all officers for the Royal Danish Army. The Military Academy function was initiated in 1713 by request of King Frederick IV on inspiration from the Naval Academy.
    Age 19
    Greenland becomes Danish province.
    1730 · Danish Asia Company
    Age 20
    The Danish Asiatic Company was a trading company established to revive the dwindling Danish trade with the East Indies and China. It was taken over by the Danish government in 1772 and continued to run until around 1843.

    Name Meaning

    form of Christine , now also well established in the English-speaking world. A well-known bearer of the name was the Norwegian opera singer Kirsten Flagstad ( 1895–1962 ).

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

    Sources (2)

    • Kirsten Jespersdr in entry for Chresten Nielson, "Denmark Marriages, 1635-1916"
    • Kirsten, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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