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Johanna Katrine Jensen Barca
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Birth: Nov. 14, 1856
Vest-Agder fylke, Norway
Death: Jul. 2, 1912
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois, USA

Johanne Katrine Jensen (1856-1912) migrated from Farsund, Norway to USA in 1882. She raised the orphaned children of her sister. (b. November 14, 1856, Farsund, Vest-Agder, Norway - d. July 02, 1912, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA)

Name:
She appears in the 1865 Norway census as "Johanne Katrine Jensen". She married under the name "Katrine Jensen"; and died under the name "Katharina Barca".

Birth:
She was born on November 14, 1856 to Anna Marie Kjarvaldsen (1819-1888) aka Anne Maria Gabrielsen of Lund; and Jens Jacob Hansen (1823-1864).

Siblings:
She had the following siblings: Hans Kristian Jensen (1844-?); Hans Gabriel Jensen (1846-?) who was born on May 12, 1846 and baptised on May 21, 1846; Anton Severin Jensen (1849-1906) who was born on December 19, 1849; Juliane Amalie Jensen (1852-?) who was born on November 20, 1852; Anne Marie Jensen (1854-c1895) who married Peter Olsen (1844-1892) and had as their child Osborne Titaman Olsen (1883-1971); Jens Julius Jensen (1859-c1903) who married Anna Olsen (1860-?); Andrew Havig Jensen (1861-1930) aka Andreas Jensen, who married Lena Elaine Olsen (1860-1938); Johan K. Jensen (1863-?); Henry Jensen (c1866-?); and Tillie Jensen (c1866-?). Other siblings may exist but have to be confirmed with a death certificate.

Farsund, Norway:
The family appears in the 1865 Norway Census living in Farsund on Vestregade Street in a house owned by Jens J. Hansen. Her mother was already a widow and she living with the following children: Hans Kristian Jensen; Hans Gabriel Jensen; Anton S. Jensen; Juliane A. Jensen; Anne M. Jensen; Johanne K. Jensen; Jens J. Jensen; Andreas Jensen; and Johan K. Jensen.

Marriage:
Katrine married Steffen Barca (1860-before1900) on August 27, 1883 in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. She was listed as "Katrine Jensen" and he is listed as "Steffen Barca".

Children:
Together they had the following children: Henry Barca (1886-1961) aka Stephen Hainer Barca, aka Stephen Parker, who was born on August 18, 1886; and Leopold Barca (1887-1924) who was born on December 13, 1887 and died on September 16, 1924.

Chicago, Illinois:
They appear in the 1900 US Census under the name "Barcon", living in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Katrine raised Osborne Titaman Olsen (1883-1971) and his siblings, after the death of her sister, Anna Maria Jensen (1854-c1895) who had married Peter Olsen (1844-1892). In 1910 they were living at 2218 North Western Avenue in Chicago. Leo was working as a hat maker. Living in the house was Harriet Olsen (1890-?); and Jennifer Olsen (1886-?), her two neices. Both were working as bill clerks at an electrical supply company.

Death:
She died under the name "Katharina Barca" on July 02, 1912 and her Illinois Death Index number was "11305"

Burial:
She was buried in Mount Olive Cemetery in Chicago, Illinois.

Relationship:
She was the grandmother of Bette Parker Patten (1941- ). She was also the grandaunt of Osborne Theomun Olsen (1883-1971).

Source:
Researched and written by Richard Arthur Norton (1958- ) for Findagrave starting on October 22, 2003.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Jens Jacob Hansen (1823 - 1865)
  Anna Marie Gabrielsen Jensen (1819 - 1888)
 
 Spouse:
  Steffan Barca (1860 - ____)
 
 Children:
  Henry Barca (1886 - 1961)*
  Leopold Barca (1887 - 1924)*
 
 Siblings:
  Hans Gabriel Jensen (1846 - 1892)*
  Anna Maria Jensen Olsen (1854 - 1896)*
  Johanna Katrine Jensen Barca (1856 - 1912)
  Jens Julius Jensen (1859 - 1902)*
  Andrew Havig Jensen (1860 - 1930)*
  John Christian Jensen (1863 - 1922)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Olive Cemetery
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Section E and Lot 129
 
Created by: Richard Arthur Norton (1...
Record added: Oct 22, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9689498
Johanna Katrine <i>Jensen</i> Barca
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Johanna Katrine <i>Jensen</i> Barca
Added by: Richard Arthur Norton (1958- )
 
Johanna Katrine <i>Jensen</i> Barca
Added by: Richard Arthur Norton (1958- )
 
 
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Rest in peace, Johanna.
- Jill
 Added: Oct. 22, 2006
 
 
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