Birte Jespersdatter

1720–7 January 1772
Vitten, Århus, Denmark

The Life of Birte

When Birte Jespersdatter was born in 1720, her father, Jesper Jensen Bach, was 38 and her mother, Kiersten Nielsdatter, was 34. She married Peder Jensen Smed on 24 June 1753, in Vitten, Århus, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She was buried in Vitten, Århus, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Peder Jensen Smed
Birte Jespersdatter
Marriage: 24 June 1753
Jens Pedersen Smed
Maren Pedersdatter Smed
Jesper Pedersen Smed
Mogens Pedersen
Kiersten Marie Pedersdatter Smed

Spouse and Children

24 June 1753
Vitten, Århus, Denmark


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World Events (5)


Age 9

Greenland becomes Danish province.
1730 · Danish Asia Company

Age 10

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 17

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Birte Bach, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Berethe Jespersdatter, "Denmark Burials, 1640-1917"
  • Berete Jespersdatter, "Denmark Marriages, 1635-1916"

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