Mette Kirstine Jensen

Brief Life History of Mette Kirstine

Mette Kirstine Jensen was born on 1 June 1844, in Resen, Hindborg, Viborg, Denmark as the daughter of Jens Nielsen and Dorothea Marie Hansdatter. She married Søren Kristian Jensen on 4 January 1866, in Estvad, Bøvling, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Estvad, Ginding, Ringkøbing, Denmark for about 10 years and Herborg, Bølling, Ringkøbing, Denmark in 1911.

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Søren Kristian Jensen
Mette Kirstine Jensen
Marriage: 4 January 1866
Jensine Kirstine Jensen
Erik Jensen
Dorthe Marie Jensen
Jens Jensen
Jens Christian Jensen
Maren Katrina Jenson
Jens Kristian Jensen
Metta Jensen
Andrea Johanne Jensen
Severine Christine Jensen

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  • Mette Kjerstine Jensen in household of Søren Christian Jensen, "Denmark Census, 1870"
  • Mette Kirstine Jensen, "Denmark Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Else Kirstine Jensen in entry for Jens Christian Jensen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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World Events (6)

1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

The Casino Theatre was built as an entertainment center by Georg Carstensen but was converted into a theatre in 1848. After many years of never gaining popularity, it was closed in 1937 and demolished in 1960.


Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy. A two-chamber parliament is established.


World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Niels, Lars, Holger, Einer, Jorgen, Bent, Knud, Per, Ove, Morten.

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Jens, a shortened form of Johannes (see John ). This is the most frequent surname in Denmark. In North America, this surname is also an altered form of the variant Jenssen . Compare Jenson 2 and Johnson .

English: variant of Jennison .

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

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