Christen Michelsen

about 1686–after 1745 (Age 59)
Vive, Ålborg, Denmark

The Life of Christen

When Christen Michelsen was born about 1686, in Vive, Ålborg, Denmark, his father, Michel Kjeldsen, was 35 and his mother, Sidsel Mortensen, was 37. He married Dorthe Pedersdatter af Greflund on 5 October 1727, in Vive, Ålborg, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. He died after 1745, in his hometown, at the age of 60.

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Family Time Line

Christen Michelsen
1686–1745
Dorthe Pedersdatter af Greflund
1707–1766
Marriage: 5 October 1727
Morten Christensen
1727–1799
Child Christensen
1728–1728
Christensdatter
1728–1728
Michel Christensen
1729–1811
Sidsel Christensen
1729–1731
Mads Christensen
1736–1738
Mads Christensen
1736–1810
Christensen
1739–1740
Child Christensen
1739–1740
Niels Christensen
1741–1816
Dorthe Christensen
1745–1809

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
5 October 1727
Vive, Ålborg, Denmark
children

(11)

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Michel Kjeldsen

    Male1651–1727Male

    Sidsel Mortensen

    Female1649–1734Female

siblings

(3)

World Events (6)

1701 · Oldest Naval Academy in the World

Age 15

The Royal Danish Naval Academy was established in 1701 to educate then commission all officers into the Royal Danish Navy. It is the oldest, still-existing, officers' academy in the world.
1713 · Royal Danish Military Academy

Age 27

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.
1729

Age 43

Greenland becomes Danish province.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Christen Michelsen, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"

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