Matte Madsen

1776–27 October 1831 (Age 55)
Malling, Århus, Denmark

The Life of Matte

When Matte Madsen was born in 1776, in Malling, Århus, Denmark, her father, Mads Michelsen, was 31 and her mother, Maren Rasmusdr, was 36. She married Hans Seiersen about 1800, in Malling, Århus, Denmark. She died on 27 October 1831, at the age of 55, and was buried in Malling, Århus, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Hans Seiersen
Matte Madsen
Marriage: about 1800

Spouse and Children

about 1800
Malling, Århus, Denmark

Parents and Siblings

    Mads Michelsen


    Maren Rasmusdr




    Ane Madsdr



    Michel Madsen


    Kirsten Madsdr


World Events (7)

1776 · Kongens Klub

Age 0

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 13

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

Age 16

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.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from a pet form of Mathias ( see Matthew ).

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

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Sources (1)

  • Mette Madsen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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