Johanna Josephine Andersen

1 January 1853–12 April 1938 (Age 85)
Liverpool, Merseyside, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Johanna Josephine

When Johanna Josephine Andersen was born on 1 January 1853, in Liverpool, Merseyside, England, United Kingdom, her father, Wilhelm Andersen, was 34 and her mother, Henriette Laurentze Berntzen, was 30. She married Jorgen Madsen on 12 December 1870, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 12 April 1938, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jorgen Madsen
Johanna Josephine Andersen
Marriage: 12 December 1870
Ernest Madsen
Evelyn Madsen
Ida Ardell Madsen
Ellice Madsen
Spencer William Madsen
Henrietta Blanch Madsen
Loy Madsen
Leslie Jorgen Madsen
Clifton Vernon Madsen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 December 1870Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 1
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
    Age 10
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.
    Age 23
    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

    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.

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    Story Highlight

    History of Wilhelm Anderson by Ellice M. Moffit (granddaughter

    In the year 1850 Mormon Elders were sent to open a mission in the Scandinavian countries. Within a few days after their arrival these elders commenced missionary work which soon spread from Denmark …

    Sources (30)

    • Hannah Anderson in household of Wm Anderson, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Hanner Anderson in entry for Lowe Madsen and Violet Blonde Anderson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Hannah Anderson Madsen in entry for Lowe Madsen, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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