Karen Marie Johansdatter

23 October 1856–19 August 1932 (Age 75)
Vridsløsemagle, Sengeløse, Copenhagen, Denmark

The Life Summary of Karen Marie

When Karen Marie Johansdatter was born on 23 October 1856, in Vridsløsemagle, Sengeløse, Copenhagen, Denmark, her father, Johan Peder Johansen, was 38 and her mother, Ane Margrethe Hansdatter, was 36. She married Edward Edmond Phillips on 27 February 1878, in Murray, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 2 daughters. She immigrated to New York City, New York, United States in 1866 and lived in Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1880 and Park City, Summit, Utah, United States for about 20 years. She died on 19 August 1932, in Lawndale, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward Edmond Phillips
Karen Marie Johansdatter
Marriage: 27 February 1878
Walter Robert Phillips
Edward Albert Phillips
Edith Constance Phillips
Rupert Campbel Phillips
Charles Raymond Phillips
Vincent Wendell Phillips
Clifford John Philips
Noel George Octavius Phillips
Otto Littell Phillips
Carrie Phillips

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 February 1878Murray, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1857 · 7.9 Earthquake In Fort Tejon
    Age 1
    The Fort Tejon earthquake, on January 9, 1857, registered at 7.9, making it one of the largest earthquakes ever recorded in the United States. Only two people were killed, largely due to the sparse population in the area where the earthquake occurred. As a result of the large scale shaking, the Kern River was turned upstream and fish were stranded miles from Tulare Lake as the waters were rocked so far from its banks.
    1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks
    Age 3
    The Copenhagen Waterworks was the first waterworks in Denmark and served the community until 1951. It was one of the first buildings to be built outside Copenhagen's old city walls.
    1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.
    Age 20
    The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

    Name Meaning

    equivalent of Katherine . It was first introduced to the English-speaking world by Scandinavian settlers in America; it has been used in Britain only since the 1940s, but had become very popular by the 1960s.

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

    Sources (29)

    • Mary J Johnson in entry for Edith C Donkin, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Mary Johnson in household of John R Johnson, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Mary C Johnson in entry for Edward Albert Phillips and Della Phillips, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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