Mette JESDATTER

1722–25 November 1800 (Age 78)
Gårslev, Holmans, Vejle, Denmark

The Life Summary of Mette

When Mette JESDATTER was born in 1722, in Gårslev, Holmans, Vejle, Denmark, her father, Jes Nielsen, was 34 and her mother, Gissel Jørgensdatter, was 22. She married Thomas Pedersen on 6 November 1762, in Gårslev, Holmans, Vejle, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 25 November 1800, at the age of 78, and was buried in Gauerslund, Koldinghus, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Michel Jensen
1710–1762
Mette JESDATTER
1722–1800
Jorgen Mikkelsen
1747–1748
Christen Mikkelsen
1751–1835
Jens Michelsen
Christian Michelsen
1749–1835
Niels Mikkelsen
1750–
Maren Mikkelsen
1751–1751
Jens Michelsen
1752–
Gissel Michelsen
1756–
An Catherine Michelsen
1758–

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World Events (7)

1729
Age 7
Greenland becomes Danish province.
1730 · Danish Asia Company
Age 8
The Danish Asiatic Company was a trading company established to revive the dwindling Danish trade with the East Indies and China. It was taken over by the Danish government in 1772 and continued to run until around 1843.
1744 · Hirschholm Palace
Age 22
Hirschholm Palace was a royal palace located in present-day Horsholm municipality just north of Copenhagen. It was one of the finest buildings of its time and became known as the Versailles of the North. It developed a bad reputation in connection with its role in the affair between Johann Friedrich Struensee and Queen Caroline Mathilda in the 1770s. After that it fell into disrepair and was demolished in 1809.

Name Meaning

vernacular form of Margareta .

Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Mereta
Margaret

Sources (1)

  • Mette Jensdatter, døbt (christening)

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