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