Metta Marie Mortensen

3 July 1791–26 December 1870 (Age 79)
Serritslev, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Metta Marie

When Metta Marie Mortensen was born on 3 July 1791, in Serritslev, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark, her father, Morten Pedersen, was 41 and her mother, Johanne Sørensdatter, was 42. She married Niels Pedersen on 15 November 1811. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She died on 26 December 1870, in Brønderslev, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark, at the age of 79, and was buried in Vester Brønderslev, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Niels Pedersen
Metta Marie Mortensen
Marriage: 15 November 1811
Anne Johanne Nielsdatter
Johanne Nielsdatter
Morten Peter Nielsen

Spouse and Children

15 November 1811



    Johanne Nielsdatter


    Morten Peter Nielsen


Parents and Siblings



    Christen Mortensen


    Thomas Mortensen



    Peder Mortensen



World Events (8)

1792 · Det Classenske Fideicommis

Age 1

Det Classenske Fideicommis is a Danish charitable foundation formed by the industrialist Major General Johan Frederik Classen after he left behind his wealth and possessions in his will to help alleviate poverty and misery to those in the country. Today, it grants around 2 million kroner annually to those in need.
1794 · Stibo

Age 3

The Stibo Group was founded in 1794 by Niels Lund as a printing company. Today, The Stibo Group provides information management and print technology software for business operations.

Age 23

Denmark cedes Norway to Sweden.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian, Dutch, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Morten ( see Martin 1).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mette Maria Mortensdatter in household of Niels Pedersen, "Denmark Census, 1840"
  • Mette Marie Mortensdatter in household of Niels Andersen Habet, "Denmark Census, 1834"
  • Mette Marie Mortensdatter in entry for Morten Peter Nielsen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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