Bendix Michelsen Bjerregaard

18 November 1818–
Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark

The Life Summary of Bendix Michelsen

Bendix Michelsen Bjerregaard was born on 18 November 1818, in Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark as the son of Peter Michelsen Berghoff and Anna Margaretha Svendsen. He married Mette Mortensdatter on 7 May 1847, in Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Bendix Michelsen Bjerregaard
Mette Mortensdatter
Marriage: 7 May 1847
Stine Bjerregaard
Florentine Wilhelmine Bjerregaard
Johanne Erastus Bjerregaard

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 May 1847Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Children


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    World Events (6)

    1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark
    Age 11
    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.
    1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)
    Age 29
    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 31
    Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy. A two-chamber parliament is established.

    Name Meaning

    from Latin benedictus ‘blessed’. See Benedict .

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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    Story Highlight

    1853: Ship "Forest Monarch" Bendix Bjerregaard, wife Mette and daughters Florentine and Johanne on board.

    Manuscript history of the John H. Forsgren Emigrating Company: Monday, December 20, 1852. At 12:30 p.m. we sailed from Copenhagen for Kiel on the small ship "Obetrit." Tuesday, Dec. 21. We laid at a …

    Sources (2)

    • Bendix Michelsen Biergaard Berghoff, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"
    • Bendix Michelsen Bjerggaard Berghoff in entry for Florentine Wilhelmine Berghoff, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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