Martin Mickelson

1 August 1897–10 March 1974 (Age 76)
Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Martin

When Martin Mickelson was born on 1 August 1897, in Wisconsin, United States, his father, Mons Mikelson, was 31 and his mother, Helena Davidson, was 30. He married Ruby Pauline Bredeson on 26 November 1926, in Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Leeds, Columbia, Wisconsin Territory, United States in 1900 and Hampden, Columbia, Wisconsin, United States for about 35 years. He died on 10 March 1974, at the age of 76, and was buried in Spring Prairie Lutheran Cemetery, Keyeser, Columbia, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

Martin Mickelson
Ruby Pauline Bredeson
Marriage: 26 November 1926
Harold Mickelson
Evelyn Mickelson

Spouse and Children


    Ruby Pauline Bredeson


26 November 1926
Wisconsin, United States


    Harold Mickelson


    Evelyn Mickelson


Parents and Siblings

    Mons Mikelson





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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment

Age 10

The maximum hours for children to work were set to 55 per week.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 21

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

Respelling of Swedish Mickelsson, a patronymic from the personal name Mickel ( see Michael ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Martin Mickleson in household of Moris Mickleson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Martin Nickelson in household of Muns Nickelson, "Wisconsin State Census, 1905"
  • Martin H Michelson in household of Bernie N Michelson, "United States Census, 1920"

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