1690–8 August 1762 (Age 72)
Tornby, Hjørring, Denmark
When Michel Larsen was born in 1690, in Tornby, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Laurits Michelsen, was 33 and his mother, Johanne Sørensen, was 33. He married Bodil Ann Nielsdatter on 17 January 1723, in Vester Hassing, Kær, Ålborg, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 8 August 1762, in Nørresundby, Ålborg, Denmark, at the age of 72.
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