Jep Hansen

about 1714–
Bjergby, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Jep

When Jep Hansen was born about 1714, in Bjergby, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Hans Pedersen, was 21 and his mother, Else Madsdatter, was 27.

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Family Time Line

Hans Pedersen
1693–
Else Madsdatter
1687–
Jep Hansen
1714–
Søren Hansen
1716–1799
Anne Hansdatter
1716–
Johanne Hansdatter
1729–1803
Maren Hansdatter
1721–1749

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (3)

1729

Age 15

Greenland becomes Danish province.
1730 · Danish Asia Company

Age 16

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.
1737 · Meyercrones Stiftelse

Age 23

Meyercrones Stiftelse was founded by the widow of Henning de Meyercrone after he had served as Danish envoy in France. Christiane Meyercrone, Henning's widow, managed the property until her death in 1738. Her niece became the new manager of the foundation and arranged for its charter to be written in 1830. The original, small building was replaced by a larger building in 1933.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, Dutch, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Hans .

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

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