Grace G. (Gabriele) Karlsen (1916 - 1999)


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3 Children ONLY. John Richard Svendsen, Stewart Haakon Svendsen and Amanda S. Stevenson whose birth names was Sandra Amanda Svendsen and whose business name was Sandy Stevens, Certified Document Examiner..

Grace G. (Gabriele) Karlsen was also known as Grace G. Karlsen (Gabriele) and Teresina .


Grace Karlsen was born in


Father: Rocco Gabriele
Mother: Rosina (Poletta) Gabriele

Husband: Haakon Svendsen
Children with Haakon: Amanda S. Stevenson, John Richard Svendsen, and Stewart Haakon Svendsen

Husband: Haakon Svendsen
Children with Haakon: John Richard Svendsen, Sandra Amanda (Svendsen) Moseley, and Stewart Haakon Svendsen

Husband: Lars Berge Karlsen


High School Graduate. Bay Ridge High school.


Primarily sales. Telephone Sales. Jewelry sales.


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Mostly Italian, A Quarter Austrian







Grace Karlsen died on

Cause of death: Heart Failure

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Heart Failure

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Passaic, Passaic County, New Jersey

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1916 - In the year that Grace G. (Gabriele) Karlsen was born, suffragette Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman elected to the House of Representatives as a Representative at large from Montana. She was the first woman to hold an elected Federal office. Holding the office for two years, she ran again in 1940 and served another two year term. Montana had granted women unrestricted voting rights in 1914, 6 years before women got the vote nationally.

1955 - When she was 39 years old, in January, President Eisenhower sent direct aid to South Vietnam. In February, U.S. advisors were sent to train troops.

1985 - When she was 69 years old, on March 7th, the song "We Are the World" was released as a charity effort to alleviate the African famine. The song was written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie, and produced by Quincy Jones. They were joined by 37 other famous singers in the recording studio and a phenomena had begun

1990 - She was 74 years old when on April 24th, the Hubble telescope was launched into space after long delays due to the Challenger explosion. An optical flaw was found within weeks of launch but was fixed within three years. The discoveries made possible by the Hubble have contributed to scientists' understanding of the universe.

1999 - In the year of Grace G. (Gabriele) Karlsen's passing, the fear that Y2K (year 2000) would cause the failure of computers worldwide when clocks didn't properly update to January 1st, 2000 became near panic. While some computer systems and software did have problems, the panic was unfounded and computer life went on.

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edit Grace G. (Gabriele) Karlsen & Haakon Svendsen
January 1941 - November 22, 1956 (death)
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Grace G. (Gabriele) Karlsen & Haakon Svendsen
January 1941 - November 22, 1956 (death)
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1956 - June 1963
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Grace G. (Gabriele) Karlsen & Lars Berge Karlsen
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Grace G. (Gabriele) Karlsen, mother to 6 children, passed away on March 22, 1999 at 83 years of age. Her cause of death is listed as: heart Failure. She was born in 1916. She was born to Rocco Gabriele and Rosina (Poletta) Gabriele, and we currently have no other siblings in her family tree. She married Haakon Svendsen in January 1941 and Haakon died on November 22, 1956. They gave birth to Amanda S. Stevenson, John Richard Svendsen, and Stewart Haakon Svendsen. Grace married Haakon Svendsen. and they gave birth to John Richard Svendsen, Sandra Amanda (Svendsen) Moseley, and Stewart Haakon Svendsen. She also married Lars Berge Karlsen in 1956 and they later separated in June 1963. We know that Grace G. (Gabriele) Karlsen had been residing in Passaic, Passaic County, New Jersey.
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