Margrete Mortensen

1731–1763 (Age 32)
Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Margrete

When Margrete Mortensen was born in 1731, in Hjørring, Denmark, her father, Morten Laursen, was 40 and her mother, Inger Pedersdatter, was 21. She married Mikkel Pedersen on 13 February 1752, in Grøntved, Mygdal, Hjørring, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died in 1763, at the age of 32.

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Family Time Line

Mikkel Pedersen
1727–
Margrete Mortensen
1731–1763
Marriage: 13 February 1752
Anna Michelsen
1753–
Eiler Michelsen

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
13 February 1752
Grøntved, Mygdal, Hjørring, Denmark
children

(2)

    Anna Michelsen

    Female1753–Female

    Eiler Michelsen

    MaleMale

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (4)

1737 · Meyercrones Stiftelse

Age 6

Meyercrones Stiftelse was founded by the widow of Henning de Meyercrone after he had served as Danish envoy in France. Christiane Meyercrone, Henning's widow, managed the property until her death in 1738. Her niece became the new manager of the foundation and arranged for its charter to be written in 1830. The original, small building was replaced by a larger building in 1933.
1742 · Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters

Age 11

The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters is a non-governmental science Academy founded in 1742 for the purpose of advancements of science in Denmark.
1744 · Hirschholm Palace

Age 13

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

Danish and Norwegian, Dutch, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Morten ( see Martin 1).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Margrete Mortensen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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