Mette Christensen

August 1729–March 1803 (Age 73)
Skyum, Hassing, Thisted, Denmark

The Life of Mette

When Mette Christensen was born in August 1729, in Skyum, Hassing, Thisted, Denmark, her father, Christen Mikkelsen, was 38 and her mother, Kirsten Madsdatter, was 33. She married Jens Andersen Krabbe on 1 March 1757, in Skyum, Hassing, Thisted, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 7 daughters. She died in March 1803, in Hørdum, Hassing, Thisted, Denmark, at the age of 73, and was buried in Hørdum, Thisted, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Jens Andersen Krabbe
1715–1785
Mette Christensen
1729–1803
Marriage: 1 March 1757
Jensen
1757–1758
Anne Cathrine Jensdatter
1759–1790
Anna Catrine Jensdatter Krabbe
1759–
Else Jensdatter Krabbe
Kirsten Jensdatter Krabbe
1760–1809
Johanna Jensdatter Krabbe
1760–
Anders Jensen
1762–1771
Anders Jensen Krabbe
1763–
Else Jensen
1763–1763
Jensen
1764–1764
Poul Jensen Krabbe
1766–
Jens Jensen Krabbe
1767–1767
Else Jensdatter Krabbe
1768–
Niels Jensen Krabbe
1769–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1 March 1757
Skyum, Hassing, Thisted, Denmark
children

(14)

    Jensen

    Male1757–1758Male

    Anne Cathrine Jensdatter

    Female1759–1790Female

    Anna Catrine Jensdatter Krabbe

    Female1759–Female

    Female1760–1809Female

    Johanna Jensdatter Krabbe

    Female1760–Female

+9 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

    Michel Christensen

    Male1721–Male

    Christen Christensen

    Male1723–1726Male

    Povel Christensen

    Male1725–Male

    Christen Christensen

    Male1727–Male

    Female1729–1803Female

+3 More Children

World Events (6)

1730 · Danish Asia Company

Age 1

The Danish Asiatic Company was a trading company established to revive the dwindling Danish trade with the East Indies and China. It was taken over by the Danish government in 1772 and continued to run until around 1843.
1737 · Meyercrones Stiftelse

Age 8

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.
1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)

Age 33

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.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Christen .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Mette Christensd in entry for Kirsten Jensen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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