Mette Marie Andersen

26 June 1833–
Mygdal, Vennebjerg, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life Summary of Mette Marie

When Mette Marie Andersen was born on 26 June 1833, in Mygdal, Vennebjerg, Hjørring, Denmark, her father, Soren Christian Sorensen, was 17 and her mother, Maren Hansen, was 20. She married Christian Johnson about 1854, in Mygdal, Åstrup, Denmark. She lived in Uggerby, Uggerby, Åstrup, Denmark in 1834. She died in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States.

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Christian Johnson
Mette Marie Andersen
Marriage: about 1854

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1854Mygdal, Åstrup, Denmark
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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 3
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    1851 · Brigham City is Settled
    Age 18
    In 1851, Brigham City is settled and named after Brigham Young.
    Age 32
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Niels, Lars, Nels, Per, Anders, Holger, Jorgen, Thor, Bjorn, Helmer, Alf.Norwegian, Danish, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Anders, a vernacular form of Andreas . Compare Anderson 1.Americanized form of Norwegian, North German, and very rare Danish patronymic Anderssen, a cognate of 1 above. Compare Andersson 2.

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

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    Sources (13)

    • Mette Marie Andersdatter in household of Anders Christian Simons, "Denmark Census, 1834"
    • Mette Marie Andersdatter in household of Søren Christian Sørensen, "Denmark Census, 1845"
    • Birth and christening, Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941;

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