Laust Stepensen

Brief Life History of Laust

When Laust Stepensen was christened on 21 August 1701, in Bjergby, Åstrup, Denmark, his father, Stephan Toplund Jensen, was 48 and his mother, Birgite Lauridzdatter, was 27.

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Stephan Toplund Jensen
Birgite Lauridzdatter
Laust Stepensen
Jens Stephansen
Anne Stephansen
Christen Stephansen
Hans Stephansen
Anne Stephansen
Soren Stephansen
Soren Stephansen

Sources (1)

  • Laust, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"

World Events (3)

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.

1730 · Danish Asia Company

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

Some characteristic forenames: German Erna, Kurt.

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Stephen (see Steven ). Compare Stephenson .

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

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