Mette Marie Hentzen

1 August 1819–1 February 1872 (Age 52)
Kolding, Sankt Nikolaj, Vejle, Denmark

The Life Summary of Mette Marie

When Mette Marie Hentzen was born on 1 August 1819, in Kolding, Sankt Nikolaj, Vejle, Denmark, her father, Daniel Christian Hentzen, was 30 and her mother, Ane Justine Antonidatter Buch, was 25. She married Niels Julius Pedersen on 5 July 1844, in Trinitatis, Copenhagen, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She immigrated to Utah, United States in 1868 and lived in Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 1 February 1872, in Ephraim, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in Ephraim, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Niels Julius Pedersen
Mette Marie Hentzen
Marriage: 5 July 1844
Daniel Julius Pedersen
Thora Caroline Amalie Pedersen
Adolphine Pedersen
Daniel Christian Wilhelm Nielson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 July 1844Trinitatis, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1820 · Making States Equal
    Age 1
    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
    1820 · Making Land more affordable
    Age 1
    "The United States law requiring full payment at the time of purchase and registration of any land. to help encourage sales and make land more affordable, Congress reduced the minimum price of dollar per acre and the minimum size that could be purchased. Most of this land for sale was located on the frontier which was then ""The West"". This Act was good for many Americans, but it was also over used by wealthy investors."
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 17
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Thorwald. German Inge, Erwin, Kurt, Otto.Norwegian, Danish, and North German: variant of Bentsen .

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

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    Sources (34)

    • Birth for Mette Marie 1819, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
    • Mette M Nielsen in household of Peter Nielsen, "Denmark Census, 1860"
    • Marriage for Mette Marie Hentzen & Peder Nielsen 1860, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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