Mette Kirstina Madsen

27 January 1843–15 November 1900 (Age 57)
Jyderup, Holbæk, Denmark

The Life Summary of Mette Kirstina

When Mette Kirstina Madsen was born on 27 January 1843, in Jyderup, Holbæk, Denmark, her father, Ole Lykke Madsen, was 27 and her mother, Ane Jensen, was 33. She married James Christian Christensen in December 1859, in Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Jyderup, Tuse, Holbæk, Denmark in 1845. She died on 15 November 1900, in Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Christian Christensen
Mette Kirstina Madsen
Marriage: December 1859
Hannah Christena Christensen
Annie Johanna Christensen
Emma Christensen
Diantha Dorthe Christensen
James H Christensen
Hans Christensen
Caroline Andrea Christensen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    December 1859Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)
    Age 4
    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 16
    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

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Jorgen, Per, Viggo, Anders, Carsten, Niels, Thor, Alf, Einer, Jeppe.Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Mads, a pet form of Mat(t)hias or Mat(t)heus (see Matthew ). This surname is also found in northern Germany. Compare Madson , Matson , and Mattson .English: variant of Madson .

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

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    Life History of Ole Lykke Madsen and Ane Jensdatter

    The Life History of Ole Lykke Madsen And Ane Jensdatter By their daughter Christine Madsen Christensen and granddaughter Annie written Shirley Porath with excepts from the writing of William …

    Sources (24)

    • Christina Christian in household of James Christian, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Stena Madsen in entry for Annie Christensen Johansen, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Mette Kirstine Olsdatter in household of Ole Madsen, "Denmark Census, 1845"

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