Michel Henrichsen

1704–1784 (Age 80)
Nylars, Bornholm, Denmark

The Life of Michel

When Michel Henrichsen was born in 1704, in Nylars, Bornholm, Denmark, his father, Henrich Jorgensen, was 52 and his mother, Gjertrud Jensen, was 35. He married Karen Pedersdatter on 20 February 1730, in Åkirkeby, Bornholm, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. He died in 1784, in Åker, Bornholm, Denmark, at the age of 80, and was buried in Åkirkeby, Åker, Bornholm, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Michel Henrichsen
Karen Pedersdatter
Marriage: 20 February 1730
Gertrud Mikkelsen
Gertrud Michelsdatter
Henric Mikkelsen
Maren Michelsdatter
Malene Mikelsdatter
Engelke Mikelsdatter
Peder Michelsen
Henrik Mikkelsen
Karen Mikkelsen

Spouse and Children

20 February 1730
Åkirkeby, Bornholm, Denmark


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World Events (5)

1713 · Royal Danish Military Academy

Age 9

The Royal Danish Military Academy educated and commissioned all officers for the Royal Danish Army. The Military Academy function was initiated in 1713 by request of King Frederick IV on inspiration from the Naval Academy.

Age 25

Greenland becomes Danish province.
1730 · Danish Asia Company

Age 26

The Danish Asiatic Company was a trading company established to revive the dwindling Danish trade with the East Indies and China. It was taken over by the Danish government in 1772 and continued to run until around 1843.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Henrich ( see Henry ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Michel Henricsen in entry for Giertrud Mikkelsen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Michel Henricsen in entry for Giertrud Mikkelsen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Michel Henricsen, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"

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