Mikkel Nielsen

December 1761–1 August 1804 (Age 42)
Norre, Rødby, Storstrøm, Denmark

The Life of Mikkel

Mikkel Nielsen was born in December 1761, in Norre, Rødby, Storstrøm, Denmark. He married Johanne Michelsdatter on 23 May 1788, in Horne, Hjørring, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He died on 1 August 1804, at the age of 42.

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Mikkel Nielsen
Johanne Michelsdatter
Marriage: 23 May 1788
Maren Michelsdatter
Else Michelsdatter
Peder Michelsen

Spouse and Children

23 May 1788
Horne, Hjørring, Denmark


World Events (5)

1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)

Age 1

The Old City Hall was built in 1762 and served as the city hall until 1912. the Hall was modelled after the City Hall that was destroyed in the Copenhagen Fire in 1795. Today the building is used only for ceremonial and representative purposes.
1776 · Kongens Klub

Age 15

The club was founded in 1776 by former members of Drejer's Club. It was initially known as Fich's Club. The latter name was a reference to Gottlieb Schreck who had purchased the House in 1775. He had adapted the interior to be used by the club. The club initially had 25 members but in 1778 the number of members had grown to 80. On 16 November 1782, the club was granted permission to use the name Kongens Klub (Royal Club). The club soon became a meeting place for members of the higher middle class.
1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn

Age 28

The Old Artillery Barracks was the first of three barracks to be established in the Christianshavn district of Copenhagen. They were converted into barracks for the Artillery in 1789 and were used until 1923. Today, they have been converted into apartments and are listed for everyone.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and North German (especially Schleswig-Holstein): patronymic from the personal name Niels, a reduced form of Nikolaus ( see Nicholas ) or Cornelius .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Michel Nielsen, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Michel Nielsen in entry for Maren Mikkelsen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Michel Nielsen in entry for Peder Mikkelsen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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