Josefine Frederike Carlotte Mikkelsen

6 October 1848–20 November 1888 (Age 40)
Skælskør, Sorø, Denmark

The Life Summary of Josefine Frederike Carlotte

When Josefine Frederike Carlotte Mikkelsen was born on 6 October 1848, in Skælskør, Sorø, Denmark, her father, Johan Gott Mikkelsen, was 36 and her mother, Mette Kristine Hjordrup, was 26. She married Lars Henriksen in 1866, in Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She immigrated to Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1866 and lived in Nebraska, United States in 1870 and Elsinore, Sevier, Utah, United States in 1880. She died on 20 November 1888, in Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 40.

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Family Time Line

Lars Henriksen
Josefine Frederike Carlotte Mikkelsen
Marriage: 1866
Laurine Josephine Hendriksen
Joseph L Hendriksen
Evangeline Clara Hendriksen
Cora May Henricksen
Agnes Maud Hendriksen

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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy. A two-chamber parliament is established.
    Age 6
    On May 30, 1854, the Kansas-Nebraska Act was passed. It allowed people in the territories of Kansas and Nebraska to decide whether or not they wanted to allow slavery within their borders. This Act repealed the Missouri Compromise of 1820.
    Age 15
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Niels, Gorm, Knut, Nels, Nils, Aksel, Bente, Carsten, Egil, Kjeld, Lars.Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Mikkel (see Michael ). This surname is also found in northern Germany. Compare Mickelsen , Mickelson , Mikkelson , and Michaelson .

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

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    Sources (21)

    • Josephine Hendrickson in household of L Hendrickson, "Nebraska State Census, 1885"
    • Joseph Jim Mickelsen in entry for Chas Withem Hopkinson and Laurina Rasmussen, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
    • Josephine Henrichson in household of Lewis Henrichson, "United States Census, 1870"

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