|Birth:||5 May 1889|
Torrild, Odder, Denmark
|Death:||4 August 2000|
Aabyhoj, Aarhus, Denmark
|Age:||111 years, 91 days|
Karen Jespersen was born Karen Marie Ryberg on 5 May 1889 in Torrild located near Odder south of Aarhus. She married in 1914 when she was in her mid 20s. The couple then settled in Aarhus with their son. Karen was widowed in 1969 and lived in her own home until she was 110, when she moved to Aabygaard Nursing Home in Aabyhoj.
Karen Jespersen died on 4 August 2000 aged 111 years, 91 days, just 24 days short of surpassing Anne Matthiesen, who was the longevity recordholder of Denmark.
- GRG Database by Nation (as of 1 January 2015)
- Churchbook 1877-1892 Torrild, Ny udgave/Page No. 52 Danish Family Search
Same - Color photos by Ancestry Arkivalieronline