Jeppe Madsen

4 February 1672–7 May 1734
Kettinge, Maribo, Denmark

The Life of Jeppe

When Jeppe Madsen was christened on 4 February 1672, in Kettinge, Maribo, Denmark, his father, Matz Jeppesen, was 42 and his mother, Birthe, was 38. He married Johanne Pedersen on 26 December 1718, in Herritslev, Maribo, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He was buried in Herritslev, Maribo, 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

Spouse and Children

26 December 1718
Herritslev, Maribo, Denmark


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Parents and Siblings



+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

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from a pet form of Mathias ( see Matthew ).

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

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Sources (2)

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

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