Anders Jacobsen

14 July 1835–13 October 1921 (Age 86)
Eiker, Buskerud, Norway

The Life Summary of Anders

Anders Jacobsen was born on 14 July 1835, in Eiker, Buskerud, Norway. He married Johanne Jahnsdatter on 21 November 1862, in Modum, Buskerud, Norway. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 13 October 1921, in Dickey, North Dakota, United States, at the age of 86.

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Anders Jacobsen
Johanne Jahnsdatter
Marriage: 21 November 1862
Anna Jorgine Anderson
Carl Anderson

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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo
Age 1
Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1843 · Edvard Grieg
Age 8
Birth year of renown musical composer and pianist. Born in Bergen, Norway. Musical composer and pianist whose music is known worldwide. His use and development of Norwegian folk music in his own compositions brought the music of Norway to develop a national identity,
1860 · School Act
Age 25
School Act of 1860 which required permanent schools in both towns and rural areas.

Name Meaning

Dutch, Danish, North German, and Norwegian: patronymic from Jacob .

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

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Sources (5)

  • Anders Jacobsen, "Norway Marriages, 1660-1926"
  • Andrew Anderson in entry for Carl Anderson, "Washington Death Certificates, 1907-1960"
  • Anders Jacobsen in entry for Carl Jacobsen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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