Berhammine Caroline (Minnie) Petersen

6 July 1865–25 July 1962 (Age 97)
Fredericia, Vejle, Denmark

The Life Summary of Berhammine Caroline (Minnie)

When Berhammine Caroline (Minnie) Petersen was born on 6 July 1865, in Fredericia, Vejle, Denmark, her father, Anders Pedersen, was 32 and her mother, Caroline Dorothea Dabelstein, was 29. She married George Brown on 31 July 1884, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Wanship, Summit, Utah, United States in 1880 and Coalville Election Precinct, Summit, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 25 July 1962, in Coalville, Summit, Utah, United States, at the age of 97, and was buried in Hoytsville, Summit, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Brown
1857–1910
Berhammine Caroline (Minnie) Petersen
1865–1962
Marriage: 31 July 1884
George William Brown
1885–1964
Mary Eliza Brown
1887–1920
Caroline Dorothy Brown
1889–1969
Viola Naomi Brown
1891–1983
Grace Hortense Brown
1893–1982
Clara Brown
1895–
Orloe Otto Brown
1898–1911

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    31 July 1884Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act
    Age 1
    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
    Age 2
    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 31
    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

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Lars, Niels, Jorgen, Holger, Anders, Einer, Aksel, Bent, Gunner, Knud.Danish, Norwegian, Dutch, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Peter .Americanized form of Norwegian and Danish Pedersen or Pettersen .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Peter

    Sources (23)

    • Mina Petersen in household of Andrew Petersen, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Minnie Peterson in entry for Charles Augustus Barnett and Mary Brown, "Utah, Weber County Marriages, 1887-1939"
    • Minnie Peterson in entry for Orboe Brown, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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