Edward Christian Jacobsen

13 March 1859–
Stavanger, Rogaland, Norway

The Life Summary of Edward Christian

When Edward Christian Jacobsen was born on 13 March 1859, in Stavanger, Rogaland, Norway, his father, Rasmus Erastus Jacobson Sr., was 35 and his mother, Iverine Engelbretsdatter, was 36. He married Betsy Elmina McBride about 1886, in Hyrum, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake City Ward 2, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 10 years and Election Precinct 3, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1920.

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Edward Christian Jacobsen
Betsy Elmina McBride
Marriage: about 1886
Edward E. Jacobson
Gilbert Jacobson
Ephraim Lafayette Jacobson
Oliver Nephi Jacobson
Elmina Jacobsen
James Earl Jacobson
Geneve Jacobsen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1886Hyrum, Cache, Utah, United States
  • Children


    +2 More Children

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    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1860 · School Act
    Age 1
    School Act of 1860 which required permanent schools in both towns and rural areas.
    Age 4
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 31
    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Lars, Jorgen, Nils, Anders, Gudrun, Iver, Knud, Alf, Bjorn, Borge, Fredrik.Danish, Norwegian, North German, and Dutch: patronymic from the personal name Jacob . Compare Jacobson and Jakobsen .

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

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    Sources (25)

    • Edward Jacobsen in entry for Genevieve Jacobsen, "Utah, Salt Lake County Birth Records, 1890-1915"
    • Edward Jacobson in household of Carless H Gayler, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Ed. Jacobson in entry for Earl Jacobson and Della Miller, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

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