Mette Katherine Fillerup

1852–1944 (Age 92)
Halk, Haderslev, Denmark

The Life of Mette Katherine

When Mette Katherine Fillerup was born on 18 April 1852, in Halk, Haderslev, Denmark, her father, Jørgen Nielsen Fillerup, was 31 and her mother, Ellen Marie Hansdatter, was 26. She married Peter E Skow on 15 December 1874, in Black Hawk, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She immigrated to United States in 1872 and lived in Plum Creek Township, Kossuth, Iowa, United States in 1900 and Wesley, Kossuth, Iowa, United States for about 10 years. She died on 14 October 1944, in Palo Alto, Iowa, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Wesley, Kossuth, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Mette Katherine Fillerup
1852–1944
Peter E Skow
1852–1920
Marriage: 15 December 1874
Anna Catherine Skow
1875–1912
Grace Elizabeth Skow
1877–1971
Mary Skow
1880–1963
Jurgen Christian Skow
1882–1969
Harry Eli. John Skow
1887–1928
Silas Erickson Skow
1896–1933

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
15 December 1874
Black Hawk, Iowa, United States
children

(6)

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Parents & Siblings

  • Jørgen Nielsen Fillerup

    Male1820–1897Male

  • Ellen Marie Hansdatter

    Female1825–1863Female

siblings

(13)

  • Annecken Fillerup

    Female1844–Female

  • Hans Peter Fillerup

    Male1847–1909Male

  • Niels Fillerup

    Male1850–Male

  • Female1852–1944Female

  • Anne Margrete Fillerup

    Female1853–1915Female

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks

Age 7

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.
1863

Age 11

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 24

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

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Sources (3)

  • Cathrine Skow in household of Peter Skow, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mette Skow in household of Peter E Skow, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mette Kathrine Fillerup in household of Jorgen Fillerup, "Denmark Census, 1860"

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