Laurs Nicolai Michelsen

15 October 1794–16 February 1858 (Age 63)
Brørup, Hylke, Skanderborg, Denmark

The Life of Laurs Nicolai

When Laurs Nicolai Michelsen was born on 15 October 1794, in Brørup, Hylke, Skanderborg, Denmark, his father, Michel Pedersen, was 50 and his mother, Ida Marie Lauritsen, was 30. He married Maren Sørensdatter on 23 November 1822, in Tulstrup, Århus, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Adslev, Hjelmslev, Skanderborg, Denmark for about 6 years. He died on 16 February 1858, in Adslev, Skanderborg, Denmark, at the age of 63, and was buried in Adslev, Skanderborg, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Laurs Nicolai Michelsen
Maren Sørensdatter
Marriage: 23 November 1822
Søren Larsen
Michel Larsen
Jacob Larsen
Ida Marie Larsen
Michel Peder Larsen
Niels Hansen Larsen Skovslund
Ane Kirstine Larsen
Rasmine Larsen

Spouse and Children

23 November 1822
Tulstrup, Århus, Denmark


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings



    Hans Michelsen


    Anna Kirstine Michelsdatter


    Anna Kathrina Michelsen



    Rasmus Mikkelsen


+1 More Child

World Events (7)

1796 · Odense Teater

Age 2

Odense Teater is Denmark's second oldest theater and one of the country's three main theaters. It is where Hans Christian Andersen started as a writer and is where The Pillars of Society was first performed.
1805 · Christianso Lighthouse

Age 11

The Christianso Lighthouse is one of Denmark's oldest lighthouses and the first to have a flashing light. It was built on the island of Christianso in the northern Baltic Sea.

Age 20

Denmark cedes Norway to Sweden.

Name Meaning

North German, Dutch, Danish, and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Michel ( see Michael ).

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

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Story Highlight

From Anena Sorenson Larsen's family history

Jacob's Grandfather Laurs Nicholi Mickelson married Maren Sorensdater. They Lived in Tulstrup, Denmark. He was a farmer by trade. He was also city mayor for a while. He died, February 16, 1858 In Denm …

Sources (3)

  • Lars Mikkelsen, "Denmark Census, 1834"
  • Lars Michelsen, "Denmark Census, 1840"
  • Lars Mikkelsen in entry for Rasmine Larsen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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