Jens Mickelsen

15 April 1808–10 October 1884 (Age 76)
Strandby, Mariager Klosters, Denmark

The Life Summary of Jens

When Jens Mickelsen was born on 15 April 1808, in Strandby, Mariager Klosters, Denmark, his father, Mikkel Sørensen, was 43 and his mother, Anne Nielsdatter, was 37. He married Ane Kathrine Hansdatter on 14 October 1837, in Strandby, Strandby, Mariager Klosters, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Strandby, Gislum, Ålborg, Denmark for about 6 years and Skibsted, Hellum, Ålborg, Denmark in 1840. He died on 10 October 1884, in Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Spanish Fork City Cemetery, Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jens Mickelsen
Ane Kathrine Hansdatter
Marriage: 14 October 1837
Mikkel Jensen
Mary Ann Mickelsen
Martha Mickelson
Maren Mickelsen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 October 1837Strandby, Strandby, Mariager Klosters, Denmark
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 4
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    Age 6
    Denmark cedes Norway to Sweden.
    1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark
    Age 21
    Kuffert Sorensen was established in 1829 by Carl Peter Sorensen as a leather goods company. Today the business has five locations and each are run by a member of the Sorensen family.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Einer, Ludvig.Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Mickel (see Michael ). In North America, this surname is also an altered form of the much more common variant Mikkelsen .

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

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    Story Highlight


    This history is brief as not much is known of our grandparents, It has been written for our families in memory of the many good examples they have left us to follow and pattern our lives after. …

    Sources (36)

    • Jens Michelsen in household of Niels Christensen, "Denmark Census, 1834"
    • James Mickelson in entry for Mary Ann Mickelson Lang, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • 1845 Jens Michelsenage 37 and family living in Riisgaard, Strandby, Gislum, Ålborg, Denmark "Denmark Census, 1845"

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