Mette Kirstine Jensen

Female17 June 1866–

Brief Life History of Mette Kirstine

When Mette Kirstine Jensen was born on 17 June 1866, in Sebber, Ålborghus, Denmark, her father, Jens Christian Nielsen, was 42 and her mother, Else Marie Pedersdatter, was 40. She lived in Sebber, Slet, Ålborg, Denmark in 1870.

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Jens Christian Nielsen
Else Marie Pedersdatter
Niels Peter Jensen
Anders Christian Jensen
Dorthe Marie Jensen
Christen Nielsen Jensen
Mette Kirstine Jensdatter
Carl Marinus Jensen
Mette Kirstine Jensen

Sources (7)

  • Mette Kirstine Jensen in household of Jens Christian Nielsen, "Denmark Census, 1870"
  • Denmark, birth record of Mette Kirstine Jensen, born 17 June 1866 in Sebber, Ålborg, Denmark
  • Mette Kirstine Jensen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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World Events (7)

1868 · Magasin Du Nord

Age 2

Magasin is a Danish chain of department stores that was founded in 1868 in Copenhagen and still exists today. They can be found in Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, and the UK.


Age 48

World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.


Age 51

The United States take possession of the Virgin Islands. The islands are purchased from Denmark for $25 million the year before.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Niels, Lars, Holger, Einer, Jorgen, Bent, Knud, Per, Ove, Morten.

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Jens, a shortened form of Johannes (see John ). This is the most frequent surname in Denmark. In North America, this surname is also an altered form of the variant Jenssen . Compare Jenson 2 and Johnson .

English: variant of Jennison .

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

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