Osa Josephine Jacobsen

1875–27 September 1940 (Age 65)
Antwerp, Antwerp, Jefferson, New York, United States

The Life of Osa Josephine

When Osa Josephine Jacobsen was born in 1875, in Antwerp, Antwerp, Jefferson, New York, United States, her father, Joseph Benjamin Jacobsen, was 20 and her mother, Jensine Christine Eleonora Fløijel, was 17. She married James Edward Cunningham on 4 January 1896. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Salt Lake City Ward 3, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1920 and Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1939. She died on 27 September 1940, at the age of 65.

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Family Time Line

James Edward Cunningham
1873–1922
Osa Josephine Jacobsen
1875–1940
Marriage: 4 January 1896
Bryan James Cunningham
1896–1929
Edward Cunningham
1898–1899
May Catherine Cunningham
1900–1924
Josephine Cunningham
1902–1902
Grace Marcella Cunningham
1903–1991
Georgia Ann Cunningham
1906–1991

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
4 January 1896
children

(6)

    Bryan James Cunningham

    Male1896–1929Male

    Male1898–1899Male

    May Catherine Cunningham

    Female1900–1924Female

    Josephine Cunningham

    Female1902–1902Female

    Female1903–1991Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 0

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 0

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 21

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Dutch, Danish, North German, and Norwegian: patronymic from Jacob .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Josephine Cunningham in household of James Cunningham, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Elinore Cunningham in household of J E Cunningham, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Josephine Jacobsen in entry for James Bryan Cunningham, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"

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