1741–1814 (Age 72)
Vinding, Holmans, Vejle, Denmark

The Life of Mette

When Mette MADSDATTER was born on 8 April 1741, in Vinding, Holmans, Vejle, Denmark, her father, Madtz MADTZEN JYDE, was 26 and her mother, Maren SØRENSDATTER, was 23. She married Jens Nielsen on 20 June 1764. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. She died on 25 February 1814, at the age of 72.

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Jens Nielsen
Marriage: 20 June 1764
Mads Jensen
Zidsel Jensen
Ane Marie Jensen
Mads Jensen
Jens Jensen
Maren Jensen
Maren Jensen
Maren Tolder
Maren Jensen
Hans Jensen

Spouse & Children

20 June 1764


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World Events (8)

1742 · Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters

Age 1

The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters is a non-governmental science Academy founded in 1742 for the purpose of advancements of science in Denmark.
1744 · Hirschholm Palace

Age 3

Hirschholm Palace was a royal palace located in present-day Horsholm municipality just north of Copenhagen. It was one of the finest buildings of its time and became known as the Versailles of the North. It developed a bad reputation in connection with its role in the affair between Johann Friedrich Struensee and Queen Caroline Mathilda in the 1770s. After that it fell into disrepair and was demolished in 1809.
1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)

Age 21

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Mette Madsdatter, født (born)
  • Mette Madsdr, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Mette Madsdr in entry for Maren Jensen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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