Johanna C Jacobson

12 November 1875–1 July 1954 (Age 78)
Yellow Medicine, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Johanna C

When Johanna C Jacobson was born on 12 November 1875, in Yellow Medicine, Minnesota, United States, her father, Christen Jacobsen, was 40 and her mother, Gunhild Sorensdotter, was 44. She lived in Normania, Yellow Medicine, Minnesota, United States for about 5 years. She died on 1 July 1954, in Portland, Washington, Oregon, United States, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

Christen Jacobsen
1835–1920
Gunhild Sorensdotter
1831–1909
Ingeborg Christensen
1862–1943
Karen Christensen
1864–1865
Jacob Christensen
1865–
Soren C Jacobson
1868–1868
Johan C Jacobson
1869–1869
Gjertina or Jertina Jacobson
1870–1961
Samuel C Jacobson
1872–1888
Johanna C Jacobson
1875–1954
Gunhild C Jacobson
1878–1879
Jacobson
1881–1882

Parents and Siblings

    Christen Jacobsen

    Male1835–1920Male

    Gunhild Sorensdotter

    Female1831–1909Female

siblings

(10)

    Female1862–1943Female

    Karen Christensen

    Female1864–1865Female

    Jacob Christensen

    Male1865–Male

    Soren C Jacobson

    Male1868–1868Male

    Johan C Jacobson

    Male1869–1869Male

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World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

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.
1880 · The Great Gale of 1880

Age 5

The Great Gale of 1880 was a severe snow and wind storm that devastated parts of Oregon and Washington on January 9, 1880. The extratropical cyclone caused tides to rise seven feet, gale force winds, and snow accumulations of up to 18 inches.  
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 21

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.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Jacob . As an American surname this name has absorbed cognates from other languages, for example Danish, Norwegian, and Dutch Jacobsen and Swedish Jacobsson.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Jennie Jacobson in household of C Jacobson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Johan Jacobson in household of Christen Jacobson, "Minnesota State Census, 1885"

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