Mette Kirstine Hansen

Brief Life History of Mette Kirstine

When Mette Kirstine Hansen was born on 22 June 1837, in Norup, Odense, Denmark, her father, Hans Poulsen, was 30 and her mother, Kirsten Knudsdatter, was 38. She married Jesper Nielsen on 29 November 1868, in Norup, Odense, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Norup, Lunde, Odense, Denmark for about 10 years and Krogsbølle, Skam, Odense, Denmark for about 31 years. She died on 6 July 1914, in Tørresø, Krogsbølle, Odense, Denmark, at the age of 77.

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Jesper Nielsen
Mette Kirstine Hansen
Marriage: 29 November 1868
Maren Kirstine Nielsen
Hans Vilhelm Nielsen
Niels Jespersen Nielsen
Fritzmine Nielsen
Frits Dines Nielsen

Sources (25)

  • Mette Kirstine Hansen, "Denmark Census, 1911"
  • Mette Kirstine Hansen, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Mette Kirstine Hansen in entry for Frits Dines Nielsen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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World Events (5)

1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

The Casino Theatre was built as an entertainment center by Georg Carstensen but was converted into a theatre in 1848. After many years of never gaining popularity, it was closed in 1937 and demolished in 1960.


Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy. A two-chamber parliament is established.

1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks

The Copenhagen Waterworks was the first waterworks in Denmark and served the community until 1951. It was one of the first buildings to be built outside Copenhagen's old city walls.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Lars, Nels, Niels, Thor, Jorgen, Knud, Holger, Morten, Nils, Einer, Johan.

Danish, Norwegian, Dutch, Flemish, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Hans . This is the most common surname in Norway. Compare Hanson 4 and also 2 below.

Americanized form of Norwegian, North German, Dutch, Flemish, and Danish Hanssen , a variant of 1 above. Compare Hansson 2.

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

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