Mette Christensdatter

1 December 1782–5 January 1868
Trustrup, Dølby, Viborg, Denmark

The Life of Mette

When Mette Christensdatter was christened on 1 December 1782, in Trustrup, Dølby, Viborg, Denmark, her father, Christen Espersen, was 35 and her mother, Maren Roersdatter, was 35. She married Jens Jensen Bønding on 24 July 1812, in Dølby, Viborg, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She died on 5 January 1868, in Dølby, Hindborg, Viborg, Denmark, at the age of 85, and was buried in Dølby, Hindborg, Viborg, Denmark.

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Jens Jensen Bønding
Mette Christensdatter
Marriage: 24 July 1812
Niels Christian Jensen Bønding
Niels Jensen

Spouse and Children

24 July 1812
Dølby, Viborg, Denmark


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World Events (8)

1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn

The Old Artillery Barracks was the first of three barracks to be established in the Christianshavn district of Copenhagen. They were converted into barracks for the Artillery in 1789 and were used until 1923. Today, they have been converted into apartments and are listed for everyone.
1792 · Det Classenske Fideicommis

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.
1805 · Christianso Lighthouse

The Christianso Lighthouse is one of Denmark's oldest lighthouses and the first to have a flashing light. It was built on the island of Christianso in the northern Baltic Sea.

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Sources (3)

  • Mette Christensdatter in entry for Niels Jensen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Mette Christensdatter in entry for Niels Jensen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Mette Chrestensd in entry for Niels Jensen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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