Michael Fordelsen

21 February 1821–4 December 1906 (Age 85)
Rana, Nordland, Norway

The Life of Michael

When Michael Fordelsen was born on 21 February 1821, in Rana, Nordland, Norway, his father, Fordel Johansen, was 40 and his mother, Tharine Karen Hansdatter, was 34. He married Johanna Johannesdatter on 2 August 1846, in Rana, Nordland, Norway. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He died on 4 December 1906, in his hometown, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

Michael Fordelsen
1821–1906
Johanna Johannesdatter
1822–1898
Marriage: 2 August 1846
Ane Oline Mikaelsdatter
1846–
Johanna Maria Mikkelsdatter
1854–1938
Mathea Antonette Mikaelsdatter
1861–

Spouse and Children

    Male1821–1906Male

    Johanna Johannesdatter

    Female1822–1898Female

MARRIAGE
2 August 1846
Rana, Nordland, Norway
children

(3)

    Ane Oline Mikaelsdatter

    Female1846–Female

    Johanna Maria Mikkelsdatter

    Female1854–1938Female

    Mathea Antonette Mikaelsdatter

    Female1861–Female

Parents and Siblings

    Male1781–1846Male

    Tharine Karen Hansdatter

    Female1787–1874Female

siblings

(13)

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1825 · Sloopers

Age 4

First organized group of emigrants to leave Norway. First emigration to America began with the Sloopers who left in an undersized sloop “Restauration” sailed from Stavanger, Norway on July 4th, 1825.
1825 · Sondre Norheim

Age 4

Birth of Sondre Norheim. Emigrated in 1884 with his wife and children and settled in North Dakota. Norwegian skier and pioneer of modern skiing. He is known as the father of Telemark skiing. He made important innovations in skiing technology by designing new equipment.
1845 · Nonconformist Act

Age 24

The Nonconformist Act recognized Christian dissenter churches. It became legal to organize churches of other denominations.

Name Meaning

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Sources (3)

  • Michael Fordelsen in entry for Ane Oline, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Michael Fordelsen, "Norway Marriages, 1660-1926"
  • Mikal Fordelsen in entry for Johanne Marie, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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