Kari Johansen

Female26 April 1823–3 October 1900

Brief Life History of Kari

Kari Johansen was born on 26 April 1823, in Vik, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway as the daughter of Jonas Nilsen and Anne Mikkelsdr. She had at least 2 sons and 1 daughter with Chil Larsen. She lived in Precinct 5, Pawnee, Nebraska, United States in 1880. She died on 3 October 1900, in Blue Earth, Faribault, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

Chil Larsen
Kari Johansen
John Chilson
Caroline Chilson
Michel Larsen

Sources (2)

  • Carrie Larsen in household of Chil Larsen, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Kari Johansen, "Norway, Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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Children (3)

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World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 2

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

1825 · Sloopers

Age 2

First organized group of emigrants to leave Norway. First emigration to America began with the Sloopers who left in an undersized sloop “Restauration” sailed from Stavanger, Norway on July 4th, 1825.


Age 23

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Per, Niels, Nils, Thor, Johan, Bjorn, Lars, Oluf, Borge, Holger, Jarl.

Norwegian, Danish, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Johan (Scandinavian), Johann (German), vernacular forms of Johannes (see John ). Compare Johanson and Johnson .

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

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