Lillian Nora Jacobson

15 July 1875–24 February 1907 (Age 31)
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of Lillian Nora

When Lillian Nora Jacobson was born on 15 July 1875, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, her father, Elias Olsen Jacobsen, was 34 and her mother, Karen “Caroline” Gurine Nielsen, was 29. She married Edward Oscar Anderson on 21 March 1896, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. She died on 24 February 1907, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 31, and was buried in Mount Olive Cemetery, Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward Oscar Anderson
Lillian Nora Jacobson
Marriage: 21 March 1896
Carrie Alice Anderson
Pearl Anderson
Harriet Blanche Anderson

Spouse and Children

21 March 1896
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States


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World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1877 · The First Workers Strike

Age 2

The country was in great economic distress in mid-1877, which caused many workers of the Railroad to come together and began the first national strike in the United States. Crowds gathered in Chicago in extreme number to be a part of the strike which was later named the Great Railroad Strike. Shortly after the strike began, the battle was fought between the authorities and many of the strikers. The conflict escalated to violence and quickly each side turned bloody.
1885 · The World's First Skyscraper

Age 10

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Jacob . As an American surname this name has absorbed cognates from other languages, for example Danish, Norwegian, and Dutch Jacobsen and Swedish Jacobsson.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lilly Anderson in household of Edward Anderson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Lilly Jacobson in household of Alex Jacobson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Lillie Nora Jacobson, "Illinois, Church Records, 1837-1995"

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