Povel Vester

12 June 1785–20 August 1788
Torp, Thisted, Viborg, Denmark

The Life of Povel

When Povel Vester was christened on 12 June 1785, in Torp, Thisted, Viborg, Denmark, his father, Niels Sorensen, was 36 and his mother, Dorthe Povelsdatter, was 25. He died on 20 August 1788, in Håsum, Viborg, Denmark, at the age of 3.

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Family Time Line

Niels Sorensen
1749–1818
Dorthe Povelsdatter
1759–1795
Soren Vester
1783–
Povel Vester
1785–1788
Lauritz Vester
1788–
Maren Vester
1790–
Dorthe Catharine Vester
1792–
Johanne Vester
1794–

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Name Meaning

1 German: variant of Fest .2 Danish: topographic name for someone who lived to the west of a settlement or who had arrived from the west, from vest ‘west’ ( see Wester ).3 Slovenian (north central Slovenia): either from a reduced form of the personal name Silvester , or from the German surname Wester .

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

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