Anna Christine Andersen

1874–1955 (Age 81)
Vittrup, Løkken-Vrå, Nordjylland, Denmark

The Life of Anna Christine

Anna Christine Andersen was born on 26 August 1874, in Vittrup, Løkken-Vrå, Nordjylland, Denmark. She had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with John Niels Matson. She lived in Racine, Racine, Wisconsin, United States in 1900 and Spring Valley, Turner, South Dakota, United States in 1910. She died on 3 September 1955, in Viborg, Turner, South Dakota, United States, at the age of 81.

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Anna Christine Andersen
John Niels Matson
Edna C Matson
Harry Albert Matson

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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1883 · The Newhall House Hotel Fire

Age 9

A fire erupted on January 10, 1883, at the Newhall Hotel in Milwaukee. The fire began at 4:00 am in an elevator shaft and raced up through the building. The fire spread so quickly that many could not escape. General and Mrs. Tom Thumb, stars of P.T. Barnum's circus, were guests in the hotel at the time of the fire. A firefighter reached them by ladder and they were able to escape safely. The exact number of deaths remains unknown as the hotel register was destroyed in the fire, however, the death toll is estimated between 75-90.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 22

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

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

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Annia Matson in household of Jno N Matson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Anne Matson in household of John N Matson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Anna Anderson in entry for Harry A Matson and Harriet La Mar, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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