Jeppe Madsen

Male4 February 1672–7 May 1734

Brief Life History of Jeppe

When Jeppe Madsen was christened on 4 February 1672, in Kettinge, Ålholm, Denmark, his father, Matz Jeppesen, was 43 and his mother, Birthe, was 39. He married Johanne Pedersen on 26 December 1718, in Herritslev, Ålholm, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He was buried in Herritslev, Ålholm, Denmark.

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Jeppe Madsen
Johanne Pedersen
Marriage: 26 December 1718
Dorthe Ibsen
Dorthe Jeppesen
Cidsel Jeppesen
Peder Jeppesen
Peder Jeppesen
Christen Jeppesen

Sources (5)

  • Jeppe Madtzen, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Jeppe Madtsen in entry for Peder, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Jeppe Madtzen in entry for Peder, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 December 1718Herritslev, Ålholm, Denmark
  • Children (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (4)

    1701 · Oldest Naval Academy in the World

    The Royal Danish Naval Academy was established in 1701 to educate then commission all officers into the Royal Danish Navy. It is the oldest, still-existing, officers' academy in the world.

    1713 · Royal Danish Military Academy

    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.


    Greenland becomes Danish province.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Jorgen, Per, Viggo, Anders, Carsten, Niels, Thor, Alf, Einer, Jeppe.

    Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Mads, a pet form of Mat(t)hias or Mat(t)heus (see Matthew ). This surname is also found in northern Germany. Compare Madson , Matson , and Mattson .

    English: variant of Madson .

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

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