Metta Marie Mortensen

Female3 July 1791–26 December 1870

Brief Life History 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 Vester Brønderslev, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark, at the age of 79, and was buried in Vester Brønderslev, Børglum, Børglum, 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

Sources (12)

  • Mette Maria Mortensdatter in household of Niels Pedersen, "Denmark Census, 1840"
  • Maren Mortensdatter in entry for Anna Joanne Nielsdatter, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Mette Marie Mortensdatter in household of Niels Andersen Habet, "Denmark Census, 1834"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 November 1811
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    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

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Niels, Lars, Morten, Einer, Jorgen, Bent, Britt, Carsten, Egil, Gunner, Hartvig.

    Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Morten, a vernacular form of Martin 1.

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

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