Karen Andersen

27 June 1877–21 May 1947 (Age 69)
Rennebu Prestegjeld, Sør-Trøndelag, Norway

The Life Summary of Karen

When Karen Andersen was born on 27 June 1877, in Rennebu Prestegjeld, Sør-Trøndelag, Norway, her father, Anders Olsson Baadstoløkken, was 23 and her mother, Ane Olsdatter, was 23. She lived in Salt Lake City Ward 2, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1920 and Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1947. She died on 21 May 1947, at the age of 69.

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Gustaf Elias Hjalmar Johansson
1869–1945
Karen Andersen
1877–1947

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
Age 4
Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · Sigrid Undset
Age 5
Birth year of Sigrid Undset. Norwegian novelist who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1928. Her best-known work is Kristin Lavransdatter.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 19
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, Niels, Lars, Nels, Per, Anders, Holger, Jorgen, Thor, Bjorn, Helmer, Alf.Norwegian, Danish, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Anders, a vernacular form of Andreas . Compare Anderson 1.Americanized form of Norwegian, North German, and very rare Danish patronymic Anderssen, a cognate of 1 above. Compare Andersson 2.

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

Possible Related Names

Andreas

Sources (12)

  • Karen Olsson Johnson in household of Gustave Elmer Johnson, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Karen Olsen Johnson in entry for Gustave Elmer Johnson, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
  • Karen Johnson in household of Gustave E Johnson, "United States Census, 1920"

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