Metta Jacobsen

3 December 1736–21 November 1813 (Age 76)
Asperup, Hindsgavl, Denmark

The Life Summary of Metta

When Metta Jacobsen was born on 3 December 1736, in Asperup, Hindsgavl, Denmark, her father, Jacob Thomasen, was 13 and her mother, Hillebard Nielsen, was 9. She had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Jens Andersen. She died on 21 November 1813, in Skovs-Højrup, Fyn, Denmark, at the age of 76, and was buried in Brenderup, Brenderup, Hindsgavl, Denmark.

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Jens Andersen
Metta Jacobsen
Anders Jensen
Karen Jensen

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World Events (8)

1737 · Meyercrones Stiftelse
Age 1
Meyercrones Stiftelse was founded by the widow of Henning de Meyercrone after he had served as Danish envoy in France. Christiane Meyercrone, Henning's widow, managed the property until her death in 1738. Her niece became the new manager of the foundation and arranged for its charter to be written in 1830. The original, small building was replaced by a larger building in 1933.
1742 · Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters
Age 6
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.
1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)
Age 26
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.

Name Meaning

Dutch, Danish, North German, and Norwegian: patronymic from Jacob .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mette Jacobsdr, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Mette Jacobsen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Metta Jacobson -

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