Bodil Michelsdatter

5 December 1706–
Hvirring, Skanderborg, Denmark

The Life Summary of Bodil

When Bodil Michelsdatter was christened on 5 December 1706, in Hvirring, Skanderborg, Denmark, her father, Michel Jacobsen, was 38 and her mother, Kirsten Pedersdatter, was 48. She married Peder Pedersen on 17 June 1731.

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Peder Pedersen
Bodil Michelsdatter
Marriage: 17 June 1731

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  • Marriage
    17 June 1731
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    World Events (8)

    1713 · Royal Danish Military Academy
    The Royal Danish Military Academy educated and commissioned all officers for the Royal Danish Army. The Military Academy function was initiated in 1713 by request of King Frederick IV on inspiration from the Naval Academy.
    Greenland becomes Danish province.
    1737 · Meyercrones Stiftelse
    Meyercrones Stiftelse was founded by the widow of Henning de Meyercrone after he had served as Danish envoy in France. Christiane Meyercrone, Henning's widow, managed the property until her death in 1738. Her niece became the new manager of the foundation and arranged for its charter to be written in 1830. The original, small building was replaced by a larger building in 1933.

    Name Meaning

    From an Old Norse personal name from bót ‘remedy, compensation’ + hildr ‘battle’.

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

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    Sources (3)

    • Bodild, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"
    • Bodild Michelsdatter in entry for Peder Pedersen, "Denmark, Probate Indexes, 1674-1851"
    • Bodel Mickelsdatter, "Denmark Marriages, 1635-1916"

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