Iverine Engelbretsdatter

9 September 1822–9 January 1920 (Age 97)
Rennesøy, Rogaland, Norway

The Life Summary of Iverine

When Iverine Engelbretsdatter was born on 9 September 1822, in Rennesøy, Rogaland, Norway, her father, Engelbret Johanson, was 32 and her mother, Inger Pedersdatter, was 38. She married Rasmus Erastus Jacobson Sr. on 30 June 1851, in Stavanger, Rogaland, Norway. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 9 January 1920, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 97, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Rasmus Erastus Jacobson Sr.
Iverine Engelbretsdatter
Marriage: 30 June 1851
Ingeborg Elizabeth Jacobsen
Jacob Elias Jacobson
Rasmus Erastus Jacobsen Jr
Engrel Enevold Jacobsen
Edward Christian Jacobsen
Everine Lorena Jacobson
Gustave Jacobsen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 June 1851Stavanger, Rogaland, Norway
  • Children


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    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 3
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    1825 · Sloopers
    Age 3
    First organized group of emigrants to leave Norway. First emigration to America began with the Sloopers who left in an undersized sloop “Restauration” sailed from Stavanger, Norway on July 4th, 1825.
    Age 26
    Find A Grave website photo indicates establishment of the cemetery in 1848. Located at the NE corner of 4th Avenue and N Street. Salt Lake City Cemetery is in The Avenues neighborhood of Salt Lake City, Utah. Approximately 120,000 persons are buried in the cemetery. Many religious leaders and politicians, particularly many leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) lie in the cemetery. It encompasses over 250 acres and contains 9 1?2 miles of roads. It is the largest city-operated cemetery in the United States. The first burial occurred on September 27, 1847, when George Wallace buried his child, Mary Wallace. The burial was two months after the Mormon pioneers had settled the Salt Lake Valley. In 1849, George Wallace, Daniel Wells, and Joseph Heywood surveyed 20 acres at the same site for the area's burial grounds. In 1851, Salt Lake City was incorporated and the 20 acres officially became the Salt Lake City Cemetery with George Wallace as its first sexton.

    Story Highlight

    An Amazing Life History Written from the Memory by Mrs. E. I. Pulsipher

    In Stavenger, Norway, October 8th, 1850, was born Elizabeth Isabelle, daughter of Erastus and Lorina Jacobson. Erastus joined the Church in 1860 in days of persecution. He was a shoemaker; but when h …

    Sources (45)

    • Sanine Johansen in entry for Gustav Jacobsen, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Legacy NFS Source: Iverine Engelbretsdatter - Church record: birth-name: Iverine Englebretsdatter
    • 1900 United States Federal Census

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