Mette Catherine Nielsen

Hune, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Mette Catherine

When Mette Catherine Nielsen was christened on 23 March 1794, in Hune, Hjørring, Denmark, her father, Niels Christensen, was 53 and her mother, Gjertrud Andersen, was 35. She married Laurs Pedersen on 8 April 1822. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter.

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Mette Catherine Nielsen
Laurs Pedersen
Marriage: 8 April 1822
Gjertrud Marie Laursdatter

Spouse & Children

8 April 1822


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World Events (7)

1796 · Odense Teater

Odense Teater is Denmark's second oldest theater and one of the country's three main theaters. It is where Hans Christian Andersen started as a writer and is where The Pillars of Society was first performed.
1805 · Christianso Lighthouse

The Christianso Lighthouse is one of Denmark's oldest lighthouses and the first to have a flashing light. It was built on the island of Christianso in the northern Baltic Sea.
1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark

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.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and North German (especially Schleswig-Holstein): patronymic from the personal name Niels, a reduced form of Nikolaus ( see Nicholas ) or Cornelius .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Mette Cathrine Nielsdatter in entry for Gerthrud Marie Laursdatter, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Mette Chatrine Nielsen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Mette Chatrine Nielsen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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