Jesper Hansen

about 1759–10 June 1847 (Age 88)
Køstrup, Fyn, Denmark

The Life of Jesper

When Jesper Hansen was born about 1759, in Køstrup, Fyn, Denmark, his father, Hans Jensen, was 40 and his mother, Kirsten Jorgensen, was 42. He married Karen Hansdr on 2 April 1789, in Asperup, Odense, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He lived in Brenderup, Brenderup, Vends, Odense, Denmark in 1834. He died on 10 June 1847, in Brenderup, Odense, Denmark, at the age of 88, and was buried in Brenderup, Odense, Denmark.

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Jesper Hansen
Karen Hansdr
Marriage: 2 April 1789
Mette Kirstine Jespersen
Methe Kirstine Jespersen
Mette Kirstine Jespersen

Spouse and Children

2 April 1789
Asperup, Odense, Denmark


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World Events (8)

1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)

Age 3

The Old City Hall was built in 1762 and served as the city hall until 1912. the Hall was modelled after the City Hall that was destroyed in the Copenhagen Fire in 1795. Today the building is used only for ceremonial and representative purposes.
1776 · Kongens Klub

Age 17

The club was founded in 1776 by former members of Drejer's Club. It was initially known as Fich's Club. The latter name was a reference to Gottlieb Schreck who had purchased the House in 1775. He had adapted the interior to be used by the club. The club initially had 25 members but in 1778 the number of members had grown to 80. On 16 November 1782, the club was granted permission to use the name Kongens Klub (Royal Club). The club soon became a meeting place for members of the higher middle class.
1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn

Age 30

The Old Artillery Barracks was the first of three barracks to be established in the Christianshavn district of Copenhagen. They were converted into barracks for the Artillery in 1789 and were used until 1923. Today, they have been converted into apartments and are listed for everyone.

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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Sources (3)

  • Jesper Hansen, "Denmark Census, 1834"
  • Jesper Hansen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Jesper Hansen, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"

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