Mette Pedersdatter

about 1761–1803 (Age 42)
Gjerrild, Randers, Denmark

The Life of Mette

Mette Pedersdatter was born about 1761, in Gjerrild, Randers, Denmark as the daughter of Peder Jepsen. She married Rasmus Olufsen on 10 July 1795, in Gjerrild, Gjerrild, Djurs Nørre, Randers, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. She died in 1803, at the age of 42.

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Family Time Line

Rasmus Olufsen
Mette Pedersdatter
Marriage: 10 July 1795
Ane Kirstine Rasmusdatter
Ingeborg Rasmusdatter
Karen Rasmusdatter

Spouse and Children

10 July 1795
Gjerrild, Gjerrild, Djurs Nørre, Randers, Denmark


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World Events (5)

1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)

Age 1

The Old City Hall was built in 1762 and served as the city hall until 1912. the Hall was modelled after the City Hall that was destroyed in the Copenhagen Fire in 1795. Today the building is used only for ceremonial and representative purposes.
1776 · Kongens Klub

Age 15

The club was founded in 1776 by former members of Drejer's Club. It was initially known as Fich's Club. The latter name was a reference to Gottlieb Schreck who had purchased the House in 1775. He had adapted the interior to be used by the club. The club initially had 25 members but in 1778 the number of members had grown to 80. On 16 November 1782, the club was granted permission to use the name Kongens Klub (Royal Club). The club soon became a meeting place for members of the higher middle class.
1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn

Age 28

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Mette Pedersdatter in entry for Karen Rasmusdatter, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Mette Pedersdatter in entry for Karen Rasmusdatter, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Mette Pedersdatter in entry for Rasmus Olesen, "Denmark, Probate Indexes, 1674-1851"

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