Michael Fordelsen

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

The Life Summary 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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Michael Fordelsen
Johanna Johannesdatter
Marriage: 2 August 1846
Ane Oline Mikaelsdatter
Johanna Maria Mikkelsdatter
Mathea Antonette Mikaelsdatter

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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.

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Sources (6)

  • 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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