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

The Life 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, Vejle, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Pedersen
Marriage: 6 November 1762
Peder Thomsen
Ana Thomsen

Spouse and Children

6 November 1762
Gårslev, Holmans, Vejle, Denmark


    Peder Thomsen


    Ana Thomsen


Parents and Siblings

    Jes Nielsen


    Gissel Jørgensdatter




World Events (7)


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.

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  • Mette Jensdatter, døbt (christening)

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