Jens Jespersen

6 September 1807–13 May 1808
Fjelsted, Odense, Denmark

The Life of Jens

When Jens Jespersen was born on 6 September 1807, in Fjelsted, Odense, Denmark, his father, Jesper Henriksen, was 31 and his mother, Mette Catherine Jensen, was 31. He died on 13 May 1808, in his hometown, at the age of 0, and was buried in Fjelsted, Odense, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Jesper Henriksen
1776–1830
Mette Catherine Jensen
1776–1847
Hendrik Jespersen
1802–1839
Anna Catharina Jespersen
1804–1811
Ane Jespersen
1805–
Jens Jespersen
1807–1808
Jens Mickarl Jesperson
1809–1854
Hans Jespersen
1811–1820
Jorgen Jespersen
1814–1815
Jorgen Jespersen
1816–1824
Anna Catherine Jespersen
1818–
Hans Jespersen
1821–1824
Abelone Jespersen
1824–1865

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World Events (1)

1808 · Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn

Age 1

Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn, The Cross of Honour of the Order of the Dannebrog, is an award connected to the Danish Order of the Dannebrog. The cross was instituted by King Frederick VI of Denmark and Norway on June 28, 1808 and was named Dannebrogsmendenes Haederstegn until 1952. The award is given to any Dane who has provided a service to Denmark through a noble deed. The cross is considered an additional recognition if awarded to someone who is already a holder of the Order.

Name Meaning

Danish and North German: patronymic from the personal name Jesper, Danish and Low German form of Kaspar .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jens Jespersen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Jens Jespersen, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Danish Family Search

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