Karen Marie Pedersen

20 August 1848–11 March 1915 (Age 66)
Kirke Hvalsø, Roskilde, Denmark

The Life Summary of Karen Marie

When Karen Marie Pedersen was born on 20 August 1848, in Kirke Hvalsø, Roskilde, Denmark, her father, Peder Nielsen Jeppesen, was 31 and her mother, Caroline Sophia Sørensen, was 25. She married Hans Nielsen Rasmussen Jeppesen on 6 July 1869. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. She immigrated to Utah, United States in 1868 and lived in Box Elder, Utah, United States in 1900 and College Ward, Cache, Utah, United States in 1910. She died on 11 March 1915, in Moore, Butte, Idaho, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Butte, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hans Nielsen Rasmussen Jeppesen
Karen Marie Pedersen
Marriage: 6 July 1869
Christian Peter Jeppesen
Chris Beck
Hans Peter Jeppesen
Charles Rasmus Jeppesen
Anne M Jeppesen
Heber Niels Jeppesen
Caroline Sophia Jeppesen
Mary Sophrony Jeppesen
Joseph F Lorenzo Jeppesen
Elizabeth Jeppesen
Sigvart Jeppesen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 July 1869
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy. A two-chamber parliament is established.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 6
    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.
    1868 · Magasin Du Nord
    Age 20
    Magasin is a Danish chain of department stores that was founded in 1868 in Copenhagen and still exists today. They can be found in Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, and the UK.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Lars, Niels, Bjorn, Knud, Nils, Anders, Jorgen, Egil, Einer, Knut, Peer.Norwegian and Danish: patronymic from the personal name Peder (see Peter ). This surname is also found in northern Germany. Compare Petersen 2 and Peterson 1.English: variant of Peterson .

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

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    Sources (19)

    • Legacy NFS Source: Karen Christine Pedersen - Published information: birth-name: KAREN PEDERSEN
    • Karen Jepson in household of Hans Jepson, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Marie in entry for Joseph L. Jeppeson, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"

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