Anna Andersen

1 May 1872–1 May 1953 (Age 81)
Brændekilde, Odense, Fyn, Denmark

The Life of Anna

When Anna Andersen was born on 1 May 1872, in Brændekilde, Odense, Fyn, Denmark, her father, Anders Rasmussen, was 44 and her mother, Maren Nielsdatter, was 43. She married Jens Fredericksen Juhl on 11 November 1892, in Berrien, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Howard Township, Cass, Michigan, United States in 1900 and Watervliet, Watervliet, Berrien, Michigan Territory, United States in 1940. She died on 1 May 1953, in Watervliet, Berrien, Michigan, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Watervliet Cemetery, Watervliet, Berrien, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jens Fredericksen Juhl
Anna Andersen
Marriage: 11 November 1892
Walter Juhl
Warren Peter Juhl
Martha Hazel Juhl
Anna Christina Juhl

Spouse and Children

11 November 1892
Berrien, Michigan, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Anders Rasmussen


    Maren Nielsdatter




    Karen Kirstine Andersen


    Unamed Andersen


    Ane Marie Andersen


    Rasmus Daniel Andersen


    Hans Andersen Brendekilde


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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 3

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.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 7

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 24

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

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Anders, a vernacular form of Andreas .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Anna Juhl in household of James F Juhl, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Anna Juhl in household of James F Juhl, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Anna Juhl in entry for Warren Juhl, "Michigan, Census of World War I Veterans with Card Index, 1917-1919"

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