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
Berhammine Caroline (Minnie) Petersen
Marriage: 31 July 1884
George William Brown
Mary Eliza Brown
Caroline Dorothy Brown
Viola Naomi Brown
Grace Hortense Brown
Clara Brown
Orloe Otto Brown

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    31 July 1884Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    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 The Amendment was later repealed.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.

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    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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