Mette Knudsdatter

20 January 1769–4 July 1802
Seden, Odense, Denmark

The Life of Mette

When Mette Knudsdatter was born on 20 January 1769, in Seden, Odense, Denmark, her father, Knud Christensen, was 43 and her mother, Kirsten Nielsen, was 37. She married Hans Hansen on 13 October 1797, in Seden, Odense, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She was buried in Lumby, Odense, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Hans Hansen
Mette Knudsdatter
Marriage: 13 October 1797
Knud Hansen

Spouse and Children

13 October 1797
Seden, Odense, Denmark




    Knud Hansen






Parents and Siblings

    Knud Christensen


    Kirsten Nielsen




+6 More Children

World Events (3)

1776 · Kongens Klub

Age 7

The club was founded in 1776 by former members of Drejer's Club. It was initially known as Fich's Club. The latter name was a reference to Gottlieb Schreck who had purchased the House in 1775. He had adapted the interior to be used by the club. The club initially had 25 members but in 1778 the number of members had grown to 80. On 16 November 1782, the club was granted permission to use the name Kongens Klub (Royal Club). The club soon became a meeting place for members of the higher middle class.
1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn

Age 20

The Old Artillery Barracks was the first of three barracks to be established in the Christianshavn district of Copenhagen. They were converted into barracks for the Artillery in 1789 and were used until 1923. Today, they have been converted into apartments and are listed for everyone.
1792 · Det Classenske Fideicommis

Age 23

Det Classenske Fideicommis is a Danish charitable foundation formed by the industrialist Major General Johan Frederik Classen after he left behind his wealth and possessions in his will to help alleviate poverty and misery to those in the country. Today, it grants around 2 million kroner annually to those in need.

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Sources (3)

  • Mette Knudsdr in entry for Unknown, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Mette Knudsdr in entry for Hansen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Mette Knudsdr in entry for Hansen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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