Jesper Pedersen

Maleafter 1692–1 November 1761

Brief Life History of Jesper

When Jesper Pedersen was born in 1692, in Tårs, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Peder, was 11689 and his mother, Johanne Jespersdatter, was 25. He married Anne Jensdatter on 18 October 1718, in Tårs, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 1 November 1761, in Hellum, Børglum, Denmark, at the age of 69, and was buried in Hellum, Børglum, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Jesper Pedersen
after 1692–1761
Anne Jensdatter
Marriage: 18 October 1718
Niels Jespersen
Maren Jespersdatter

Sources (9)

  • Jesper Pedersen, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Jesper Pedersen in entry for Maren Jespersen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Jesper Pedersen, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 October 1718Tårs, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (4)

    1701 · Oldest Naval Academy in the World

    Age 9

    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

    Age 21

    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 37

    Greenland becomes Danish province.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Lars, Niels, Bjorn, Knud, Nils, Anders, Jorgen, Egil, Einer, Knut, Peer.

    Norwegian and Danish: patronymic from the personal name Peder (see Peter ). This surname is also found in northern Germany. Compare Petersen 2 and Peterson 1.

    English: variant of Peterson .

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

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