Frederikke Mikkelsen

Brief Life History of Frederikke

When Frederikke Mikkelsen was born on 21 September 1848, in Albæk, Dronninglund, Hjørring, Denmark, her father, Peter Mikkelsen Olsen, was 27 and her mother, Karen Marie Christendatter, was 28. She married Peder Christian Christensen on 17 May 1869, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. She lived in Børglum, Børglum, Denmark in 1860. She died on 18 May 1939, in Mayfield, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Mayfield, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Peder Christian Christensen
Frederikke Mikkelsen
Marriage: 17 May 1869
Caroline Maria Christensen
Ane Christine Christensen
Petria Desenia "Zina" Christensen

Sources (21)

  • Fredrika Christiansen in household of Peter C Christiansen, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Fredricka Mickelsen Christensen, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
  • Frederikke Pedersdatter, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

World Events (8)


Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy. A two-chamber parliament is established.


Historical Boundaries: 1860: Millard, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Millard, Utah, United States

1872 · The First National Park

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Niels, Gorm, Knut, Nels, Nils, Aksel, Bente, Carsten, Egil, Kjeld, Lars.

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Mikkel (see Michael ). This surname is also found in northern Germany. Compare Mickelsen , Mickelson , Mikkelson , and Michaelson .

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

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Story Highlight

1862: Ship "Franklin" Peder Mikkelsen, wife Karen Marie and 3 children on board.

Reminiscences and Journals of Jens Christian Anderson Weibye: Thursday April 3, 1862: I stayed at home and arranged many things. Friday 4th: I again stayed at home and arranged the various things f …

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