Jesper Pedersen

1692–1 November 1761 (Age 69)
Tårs, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Jesper

When Jesper Pedersen was born in 1692, in Tårs, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Peder, was 21 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, Hjørring, Denmark, at the age of 69, and was buried in Hellum, Hjørring, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Jesper Pedersen
Anne Jensdatter
Marriage: 18 October 1718
Niels Jespersen
Maren Jespersdatter

Spouse and Children

18 October 1718
Tårs, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark


Parents and Siblings



    Johanne Jespersdatter




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

Norwegian and Danish: patronymic from Peter .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ancestry Family Trees
  • Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916
  • Denmark, Select Burials, 1640-1917

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