Mette Kjerstine Hansen

16 June 1826–
Århus, Denmark

The Life of Mette Kjerstine

When Mette Kjerstine Hansen was born on 16 June 1826, in Århus, Denmark, her father, Hans Gregersen, was 32 and her mother, Karen Nielsdatter, was -22. She married Iver Klausen on 9 February 1855, in Vejle, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. She lived in Tørring, Vrads, Skanderborg, Denmark in 1840 and Øster Nykirke, Nørvang, Vejle, Denmark for about 10 years.

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Family Time Line

Iver Klausen
Mette Kjerstine Hansen
Marriage: 9 February 1855
Karen Marie Klausen
Karen Klausen
Hansine Klausen
Klaudine Nielsine Klausen
Laust Andreas Clausen
Karen Klavsen

Spouse and Children

9 February 1855
Vejle, Denmark


    Karen Marie Klausen


    Karen Klausen


    Hansine Klausen


    Klaudine Nielsine Klausen


    Laust Andreas Clausen


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Parents and Siblings



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World Events (7)

1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark

Age 3

Kuffert Sorensen was established in 1829 by Carl Peter Sorensen as a leather goods company. Today the business has five locations and each are run by a member of the Sorensen family.
1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

Age 21

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.
1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks

Age 33

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

Danish, Norwegian, Dutch, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Hans .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Metter Kirstine Hansen in household of Iver Clausson, "Denmark Census, 1870"
  • Mette Kirstine Hansdatter in household of Iver Klausen, "Denmark Census, 1860"
  • Mette Kjerstine Hansen in household of Hans Gregersen, "Denmark Census, 1840"

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