Mikkel Johansen

22 January 1841–1904 (Age 62)
Folby, Århus, Denmark

The Life of Mikkel

When Mikkel Johansen was born on 22 January 1841, in Folby, Århus, Denmark, his father, Johannes Sorensen, was 44 and his mother, Helle Mickelsdatter, was 33. He married Sophia Kirstine Jensen on 17 June 1864, in Søften, Søften, Århus, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Folby, Sabro, Århus, Denmark for about 56 years. He died in 1904, in Folby, Århus, Denmark, at the age of 63.

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Mikkel Johansen
Sophia Kirstine Jensen
Marriage: 17 June 1864
Caroline Johannsen
Jens Mikkel Mikkelsen Johansen
Johannes Johansen
Karoline Mikkelsen Johansen
Hans Kristian Mikkelsen Johansen
Helene Karoline Johansen

Spouse and Children

17 June 1864
Søften, Søften, Århus, Denmark


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Parents and Siblings



World Events (4)

1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

Age 6

The Casino Theatre was built as an entertainment center by Georg Carstensen but was converted into a theatre in 1848. After many years of never gaining popularity, it was closed in 1937 and demolished in 1960.

Age 8

Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy. A two-chamber parliament is established.
1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks

Age 18

The Copenhagen Waterworks was the first waterworks in Denmark and served the community until 1951. It was one of the first buildings to be built outside Copenhagen's old city walls.

Name Meaning

North German, Danish, and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Johann (Scandinavian), Johann (German), vernacular forms of Johannes ( see John ).

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

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Mikkel Johansen

Mikkel Johansen Mikkel Johansen was the second son of Johannes Sorenson and Helle Mickelsdatter. He was born on 22 January 1840 in Folby, Denmark where he spent his entire life. In June of 1964 in …

Sources (3)

  • Michel Johannesen in household of Johannes Sorensen, "Denmark Census, 1834"
  • Michel Johannsen in household of Johannes Sorensen, "Denmark Census, 1850"
  • Michel Johannesen in household of Johannes Sorensen, "Denmark Census, 1845"

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