Magnhild Andrea Andersen

7 March 1891–10 March 1980 (Age 89)
Store Heddinge, Stevns, Storstrøm, Denmark

The Life of Magnhild Andrea

When Magnhild Andrea Andersen was born on 7 March 1891, in Store Heddinge, Stevns, Storstrøm, Denmark, her father, Jens Peder Andersen, was 26 and her mother, Anna Marie Pedersen, was 27. She had at least 1 daughter with Jens Christian Rasmussen. She died on 10 March 1980, in Colonia, Middlesex, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 89.

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Jens Christian Rasmussen
Magnhild Andrea Andersen
Ella Rasmussen

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    Ella Rasmussen


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    Jens Peder Andersen


    Anna Marie Pedersen




World Events (8)


Age 3

Mary Philbrook was the first woman in New Jersey to become a lawyer. She had applied for admission to the New Jersey Bar in 1894, but was rejected because the New Jersey Court stated that women were not vested with any right to be attorneys. Mary lobbied with the Jersey City Woman's Club for an update to the law, which was passed in 1895 and allowed women to become lawyers. Mary Philbrook was the first woman to be admitted after the law change.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Age 25

"During a deadly heat wave, thousands of residents were at the seaside resorts of Jersey Shore. Between July 1 and July 2 of 1916, five different people were attacked by sharks, and four of them ultimately died. Scientific knowledge about sharks was limited at this time, so these tragic incidents started a wave of ""shark panic"" that was spread by telephone calls, letters, newspapers, and other media."

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Anders, a vernacular form of Andreas .

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

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