Mette Marie Larsen

10 January 1824–12 May 1904 (Age 80)
Vokslev, Ålborghus, Denmark

The Life Summary of Mette Marie

When Mette Marie Larsen was born on 10 January 1824, in Vokslev, Ålborghus, Denmark, her father, Lars Jacobsen, was 26 and her mother, Karen Frandsen, was 30. She married Niels Christian Eskildsen on 23 May 1846, in Nørre Kongerslev, Ålborghus, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Nørre Kongerslev, Hellum, Ålborg, Denmark in 1860. She died on 12 May 1904, in Richmond, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Richmond, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Niels Christian Eskildsen
Mette Marie Larsen
Marriage: 23 May 1846
Carl Nielsen
Maren Katherine Eskildsen
Johanna Marie Eskelsen
Karen Maren Nielsen
John VanCott Eskelson
Karen Marie Eskildsen
Abraham Eskelsen
Sahra Nielsen
Olaf Niels Lilljenquist Eskildsen
Niels Lilljenquist Eskelsen

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  • Marriage
    23 May 1846Nørre Kongerslev, Ålborghus, Denmark
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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 1
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark
    Age 5
    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.
    Age 22
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Lars, Nels, Niels, Sven, Thor, Knud, Nils, Per, Jorgen, Alf, Bjorn.Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Lars, an equivalent of Lawrence . This is also an Americanized form of the cognate Larssen. Compare Larson 1, Larrison , and Lawson 2.

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

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    Sources (31)

    • Mette Maria Larsen in household of Niels Christian Edkelssen, "Denmark Census, 1860"
    • Mary Marie Larsen in entry for Mary Bowman Tripp, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Mette M Eskelsen in household of Niels C Eskelsen, "United States Census, 1880"

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