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Where is the Michelsen family from?
You can see how Michelsen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Michelsen family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Michelsen families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 20 Michelsen families living in Iowa. This was about 16% of all the recorded Michelsen's in USA. Iowa had the highest population of Michelsen families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Michelsen surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
What did your Michelsen ancestors do for a living?
In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Michelsen. 20% of Michelsen men worked as a Farmer and 17% of Michelsen women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Michelsen were Salesman and Clerk. .