Knud Jespersen

MaleAugust 1713–September 1758

Brief Life History of Knud

When Knud Jespersen was born in August 1713, in Storvorde, Ålborghus, Denmark, his father, Jesper Povelsen, was 50 and his mother, Maren Knudsdatter, was 40. He died in September 1758, in his hometown, at the age of 45, and was buried in Storvorde, Ålborghus, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Jesper Povelsen
Maren Knudsdatter
Knud Jespersen
Povl Jespersen
Sophie Jespersdatter
Kirsten Jespersdatter
Anne Jespersdatter
Kirsten Jespersdatter
Mette Jespersdatter
Knud Jespersen
Michel Jespersen
Jens Jespersen

Sources (1)

  • Knud, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (10)

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World Events (4)


Age 16

Greenland becomes Danish province.

1730 · Danish Asia Company

Age 17

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.

1742 · Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters

Age 29

The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters is a non-governmental science Academy founded in 1742 for the purpose of advancements of science in Denmark.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Aksel, Eilif, Jorgen, Maija, Niels, Sigfred, Sten. German Otto.

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Jesper, Danish and Low German form of Kasper and Kaspar , equivalents of Casper .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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