Peder Jepsen

about 1701–
Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Peder

Peder Jepsen was born about 1701, in Hjørring, Denmark. He married Dorethe Jensdatter on 16 November 1745. He was buried in Hjørring, Denmark.

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Peder Jepsen
Dorethe Jensdatter
Marriage: 16 November 1745

Spouse and Children

16 November 1745

World Events (8)

1701 · Oldest Naval Academy in the World

Age 0

The Royal Danish Naval Academy was established in 1701 to educate then commission all officers into the Royal Danish Navy. It is the oldest, still-existing, officers' academy in the world.
1713 · Royal Danish Military Academy

Age 12

The Royal Danish Military Academy educated and commissioned all officers for the Royal Danish Army. The Military Academy function was initiated in 1713 by request of King Frederick IV on inspiration from the Naval Academy.
1737 · Meyercrones Stiftelse

Age 36

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 Jep(pe), a pet form of the personal name Jakob ( see Jacob ).

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

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