Else Lauritzdatter

Female1677–26 May 1757

Brief Life History of Else

Else Lauritzdatter was born in 1677, in Flade, Morsø Nørre, Thisted, Denmark as the daughter of Lauritz. She married Michel Thøgersen on 17 April 1702, in Galtrup, Dueholm, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 26 May 1757, in her hometown, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

Michel Thøgersen
Else Lauritzdatter
Marriage: 17 April 1702
Jens Michelsen
Maren Michelsdatter
Thoger Michelsen
Niels Michelsen
Maren Michelsen
Niels Mikkelsen
Jens P. Michelsen
Tøger Michelsen
Peder Michelsen
Lars or Laurits Michelsen
Thomas Michelsen

Sources (4)

  • Else Laursdatter in entry for Michel Thøgersen, "Denmark Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Else Larsdatter in entry for Lauridts, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Else Larsdatter in entry for Thomas, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 April 1702Galtrup, Dueholm, Denmark
  • Children (11)

    +6 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    World Events (6)

    1701 · Oldest Naval Academy in the World

    Age 24

    The Royal Danish Naval Academy was established in 1701 to educate then commission all officers into the Royal Danish Navy. It is the oldest, still-existing, officers' academy in the world.

    1713 · Royal Danish Military Academy

    Age 36

    The Royal Danish Military Academy educated and commissioned all officers for the Royal Danish Army. The Military Academy function was initiated in 1713 by request of King Frederick IV on inspiration from the Naval Academy.


    Age 52

    Greenland becomes Danish province.

    Name Meaning

    Pet form of Elisabeth .

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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