Josephine Mortensen

16 February 1855–20 June 1862 (Age 7)
Als, Ålborg, Denmark

The Life of Josephine

When Josephine Mortensen was born on 16 February 1855, in Als, Ålborg, Denmark, her father, Anders Mortensen, was 50 and her mother, Karen Marie Nielsen, was 39. She died on 20 June 1862, in Florence, Douglas, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 7, and was buried in Florence, Douglas, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

Anders Mortensen
1804–1874
Karen Marie Nielsen
1815–1897
Morten Mortensen
1837–1841
Karen Mortensen
1839–1861
Maren Mortensen
1840–1934
Ane Kathrine Mortensen
1842–1931
Jens Anders Mortensen
1844–1931
Christiane Mortensen
1846–1862
Karen Marie Mortensen
1848–1933
Mariane Mortensen
1851–1862
Inger Katherine Mortensen
1852–1936
Josephine Mortensen
1855–1862
Sarah Nielsen Mortensen
1856–1933
Carl Mortensen
1859–1862

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (2)

1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks

Age 4

The Copenhagen Waterworks was the first waterworks in Denmark and served the community until 1951. It was one of the first buildings to be built outside Copenhagen's old city walls.
1859 · Copenhagen Zoo

Age 4

The Copenhagen Zoo was founded in 1859 and is one of the oldest zoos in Europe. It was founded by a ornithologist named Niels Kjaebolling and the first animals that were at the opening were eagles, chickens, ducks, owls, rabbits, a fox, a seal and a turtle. The oldest building still is in use as a stable for the yak exibit. It is open everyday from 9:00am to 8:00pm (20:00).

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian, Dutch, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Morten ( see Martin 1).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Christiane Andersen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Johanne Andersen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Johanne Andersen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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