Mette Joensdatter

24 September 1702–26 December 1778
Lihmskov, Nørup, Tørrild, Vejle, Denmark

The Life of Mette

When Mette Joensdatter was born on 24 September 1702, in Lihmskov, Nørup, Tørrild, Vejle, Denmark, her father, Joen Pedersen, was 53 and her mother, Anne Steffensdatter, was 36. She married Søren Mortensen on 17 June 1725, in Nørup, Tørrild, Vejle, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. She was buried in Nørup, Vejle, Denmark.

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Søren Mortensen
Mette Joensdatter
Marriage: 17 June 1725
Joen Sørensen
Anna Sørensdatter
Joen Sørensen
Morten Sørensen
Peder Sørensen
Jens Sørensen
Joen Sørensen

Spouse and Children

17 June 1725
Nørup, Tørrild, Vejle, Denmark


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World Events (7)

1713 · Royal Danish Military Academy

Age 11

The Royal Danish Military Academy educated and commissioned all officers for the Royal Danish Army. The Military Academy function was initiated in 1713 by request of King Frederick IV on inspiration from the Naval Academy.

Age 27

Greenland becomes Danish province.
1730 · Danish Asia Company

Age 28

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.

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