Petrea Betris Jacobsen

8 May 1858–23 June 1917 (Age 59)
Holme Bjerge, Holme, Ning, Århus, Denmark

The Life Summary of Petrea Betris

When Petrea Betris Jacobsen was born on 8 May 1858, in Holme Bjerge, Holme, Ning, Århus, Denmark, her father, Baltzar Jacobson, was 20 and her mother, Rudolphine Georgine Pedersdatter, was 33. She married Hans Peter Johnson on 13 January 1886, in Westfield, Marquette, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Murray, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 23 June 1917, in Bellevue, Blaine, Idaho, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Bellevue, Blaine, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hans Peter Johnson
Petrea Betris Jacobsen
Marriage: 13 January 1886
Balzer J Johnson
Isabelle Johnson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 January 1886Westfield, Marquette, Wisconsin, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks
    Age 1
    The Copenhagen Waterworks was the first waterworks in Denmark and served the community until 1951. It was one of the first buildings to be built outside Copenhagen's old city walls.
    1870 · The South Cottonwood Post Office
    Age 12
    The South Cottonwood Post Office was established in 1870.
    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 17
    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.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Lars, Jorgen, Nils, Anders, Gudrun, Iver, Knud, Alf, Bjorn, Borge, Fredrik.Danish, Norwegian, North German, and Dutch: patronymic from the personal name Jacob . Compare Jacobson and Jakobsen .

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

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    Sources (12)

    • Petrea Jacobsen in household of Baltsazar Jacobsen, "Denmark Census, 1860"
    • Petria Jacobsen in entry for Amlia Petrea Johnson, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"
    • Petrah Jacobson in household of Jacobson, "United States Census, 1870"

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