Mette Marie Jensen

Female31 January 1827–after 1880

Brief Life History of Mette Marie

When Mette Marie Jensen was born on 31 January 1827, in Støvring, Dronningborg, Denmark, her father, Jen Jensen Poulsen, was 39 and her mother, Maren Andersen Frost, was 36. She married Niels Pedersen Orum on 22 June 1852. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Støvring, Støvring, Dronningborg, Denmark in 1860. She died after 1880.

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Jens Christensen Moller
Mette Marie Jensen
Marriage: 14 November 1854
Kirsten Jensen Møller
Niels Christian Jensen Moller
Maren Jensen Moller
Jensine Jensen Moller
Jens Jensen Moller

Sources (12)

  • Mette Marie Jensdatter in household of Jens Christensen Møller, "Denmark Census, 1860"
  • Mette Marie Jensdr Poulsen, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Mette Marie Jensdatter in entry for Kirsten Jensen Møller, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 November 1854
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (5)

    1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark

    Age 2

    Kuffert Sorensen was established in 1829 by Carl Peter Sorensen as a leather goods company. Today the business has five locations and each are run by a member of the Sorensen family.

    1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

    Age 20

    The Casino Theatre was built as an entertainment center by Georg Carstensen but was converted into a theatre in 1848. After many years of never gaining popularity, it was closed in 1937 and demolished in 1960.


    Age 22

    Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy. A two-chamber parliament is established.

    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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