The name Mickelsen was spelled Mikkelsen in Denmark. Niels Carl Mikkelsen was born 8 Jan 1846 in Ugilt, Hjorring, Denmark. He was the husband of Marie Mikkelsen (or Mikkelsdatter).
They left Denmark in September of 1872 and arrived in Salt Lake City, Utah in November of the same year. They sailed on the ship "Minnesota" with their two oldest children. They first settled in Ephraim, Utah. It was there that he joined the LDS church after seeing a baby blessed. He learned more of the gospel while working with other men on the Manti Temple. He died 14 Sep 1908 in Redmond, Sevier, Utah. His Parents were Mikkel Pedersen and Ane Nielsdatter.