Maren Jespersen

2 February 1726–
Siem, Ålborg, Denmark

The Life of Maren

When Maren Jespersen was christened on 2 February 1726, in Siem, Ålborg, Denmark, her father, Jesper Michelsen, was 42 and her mother, Anne Jensdatter, was 30.

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Jesper Michelsen
Anne Jensdatter
Else Jespersen
Jens Jespersen
Maren Jespersen
Maren Jespersen
Jens Jespersen
Bodild Jespersen
Bodild Jespersen
Mette Jespersen
Anna Jespersen

Parents and Siblings



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World Events (3)


Greenland becomes Danish province.
1730 · Danish Asia Company

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

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 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 (1)

  • Maren Jespersen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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