Metje Harms

6 December 1759–6 January 1837 (Age 77)
Bagband, Aurich, Niedersachsen, Germany

The Life of Metje

When Metje Harms was born on 6 December 1759, in Bagband, Aurich, Niedersachsen, Germany, her father, Harm Ellen or Elden, was 33 and her mother, Aleid or Adelheid Eden, was 26. She married Edo Janssen on 14 June 1783, in Bagband, Aurich, Niedersachsen, Germany. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 6 January 1837, in Neuemoor, Leer, Niedersachsen, Germany, at the age of 77, and was buried in Bagband, Aurich, Hanover, Prussia, Germany.

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Family Time Line

Edo Janssen
Metje Harms
Marriage: 14 June 1783
Harm Ellen Edossen

Spouse and Children

    Edo Janssen



14 June 1783
Bagband, Aurich, Niedersachsen, Germany


    Harm Ellen Edossen


Parents and Siblings

    Harm Ellen or Elden


    Aleid or Adelheid Eden




    Elde Harms


    Mareke Harms



    Almt Harms


    Almt Harms


+3 More Children

World Events (2)

1813 · Germans defeat Napolean in Leipzig

Age 54

On Oct 19, 1813, Germany defeats Napolean. The commanding officer for the Allied side was Prince Karl Phillipp Schwarzenberg.

Age 55

The Congress of Vienna established the German Confederation of 39 independent German states.

Name Meaning

North German, Dutch, Danish, and English: patronymic from a short form of the personal name Herman(n) ( see Hermann ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Metje Harms Schön in entry for Peter Harms Schön, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"
  • Metje Albers in entry for Gretje Albers, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"
  • Metje in entry for Harm Albers, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"

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