Mette Marie Elisabeth Christensen

5 March 1863–16 April 1914 (Age 51)
Løgstør, Ålborg, Denmark

The Life Summary of Mette Marie Elisabeth

When Mette Marie Elisabeth Christensen was born on 5 March 1863, in Løgstør, Ålborg, Denmark, her father, Jens or James Christensen, was 32 and her mother, Karen Christensdatter, was 23. She married Christen Lauritz Christian Elling on 1 December 1881. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. She died on 16 April 1914, in Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States, at the age of 51, and was buried in Mountain View Cemetery, Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Christen Lauritz Christian Elling
Mette Marie Elisabeth Christensen
Marriage: 1 December 1881
James Christian Ayling
Karen Elizabeth Ayling
Mary Altena Ayling
Minnie Ayling
Evaline Ayling
Letha Ayling

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 December 1881
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
    1868 · Magasin Du Nord
    Age 5
    Magasin is a Danish chain of department stores that was founded in 1868 in Copenhagen and still exists today. They can be found in Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, and the UK.
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 18
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Niels, Lars, Bent, Anders, Thor, Jorgen, Nils, Einer, Viggo, Folmer.Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Christen . In North America, this surname is also an altered form of the especially Danish and Norwegian variant Kristensen . Compare Christenson and Christianson .

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

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    Sources (22)

    • Mary C Ayling in household of Christian Ayling, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Mary Christensen in entry for James C. Ayling and Opal N. Meyers, "Montana, County Marriages, 1865-1950"
    • Mary Elizabeth Ayling, "Idaho, Death Certificates, 1911-1937"

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