17 January 1845–11 November 1893 (Age 48)
Tise, Hjørring, Denmark
When Kjeld Laurits Michelsen was born on 17 January 1845, in Tise, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Mikkel Nielsen, was 35 and his mother, Kirstine Kjeldsdotter, was 25. He married Maren Kirsten Jensdatter in 1870. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Tise, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark for about 5 years and Monroe Township, Shelby, Iowa, United States in 1880. He died on 11 November 1893, at the age of 48, and was buried in Boyd, Nebraska, United States.
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