Mette Marie Madsen

2 August 1855–19 September 1929 (Age 74)
Mollerup, Rødding, Viborg, Denmark

The Life of Mette Marie

Mette Marie Madsen was born on 2 August 1855, in Mollerup, Rødding, Viborg, Denmark as the daughter of Mads Christensen and Maren Sørensen. She married Christen Nielsen on 23 September 1879, in Krejbjerg, Viborg, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She died on 19 September 1929, in Skive, Viborg, Denmark, at the age of 74, and was buried in Otting, Viborg, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Christen Nielsen
Mette Marie Madsen
Marriage: 23 September 1879
Albertine Christine Marie Cecilie Nielsen
Anna Nielsen

Spouse and Children

    Christen Nielsen



23 September 1879
Krejbjerg, Viborg, Denmark


Parents and Siblings

    Mads Christensen


    Maren Sørensen




World Events (4)

1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks

Age 4

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.
1859 · Copenhagen Zoo

Age 4

The Copenhagen Zoo was founded in 1859 and is one of the oldest zoos in Europe. It was founded by a ornithologist named Niels Kjaebolling and the first animals that were at the opening were eagles, chickens, ducks, owls, rabbits, a fox, a seal and a turtle. The oldest building still is in use as a stable for the yak exibit. It is open everyday from 9:00am to 8:00pm (20:00).

Age 59

World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from a pet form of Mathias ( see Matthew ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mette Marie Madsen in entry for Albertine Christine Marie Cecilie Nielsen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Mette Marie Madsen in entry for Albertine Christine Marie Cecilie Nielsen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Mette Marie Madsen in entry for Niels Peder Mortensen and Albertine Christine Marie Caecilie Nielsen, "Denmark Marriages, 1635-1916"

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