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
Gunhild Sorensdotter
Ingeborg Christensen
Karen Christensen
Jacob Christensen
Soren C Jacobson
Johan C Jacobson
Gjertina or Jertina Jacobson
Samuel C Jacobson
Johanna C Jacobson
Gunhild C Jacobson

Parents and Siblings

    Christen Jacobsen


    Gunhild Sorensdotter





    Karen Christensen


    Jacob Christensen


    Soren C Jacobson


    Johan C Jacobson


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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.

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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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