Herman Jespersen

1899–1953 (Age 54)
California, United States

The Life of Herman

When Herman Jespersen was born in 1899, in California, United States, his father, Jurgen ‘John’ Hansen Jespersen, was 33 and his mother, Margaret Elsie Lager, was 34. He died in 1953, in his hometown, at the age of 54.

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Jurgen ‘John’ Hansen Jespersen
Margaret Elsie Lager
Christian Nelsen Jespersen
Herman Jesperson
Clarence Jespersen
Anna Botilla Jespersen
Lester Martin Jespersen
Herman Jespersen
John Jesperson
Marie Elizabeth Jespersen
Harry Valentine Jespersen
Margrethe Elizabeth Jesperson
Margaret E Jespersen

Parents and Siblings

    Jurgen ‘John’ Hansen Jespersen





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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 7

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 17

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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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