Teresina Maria Grazia (Gabriele) Karlsen (1916 - 1999)

Teresina Maria Grazia (Gabriele) Karlsen
1916 - 1999
updated May 26, 2020
Teresina Maria Grazia (Gabriele) Karlsen, mother to 6 children, was born on July 24, 1916 in Brooklyn,, New York USA. She was born into the Gabriele family and married into the Karlsen family. She was born to Rocco Gabriele and Rosina (Poletta) Gabriele, with siblings August, Ralph, and Tommy. Teresina 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. She also married Haakon Svendsen, and they gave birth to John Richard Svendsen, Sandra Amanda (Svendsen) Moseley, and Stewart Haakon Svendsen. She would also marry Lars Birger Karlsen on July 1, 1957 and they later divorced in June 1963. Teresina died on March 22, 1999 at 82 years old. We know that Teresina Maria Grazia (Gabriele) Karlsen had been residing in Passaic, Passaic County, New Jersey 07055.

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Teresina Maria Grazia (Gabriele) Karlsen Biography

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Teresina Maria Grazia (Gabriele) Karlsen
Most commonly known name
Female
Gender
Teresina
First name
Maria Grazia
Middle name
Gabriele
Maiden name
Grace G. Karlsen (Gabriele), Grace Maria Karlsen (Gabriele), Grace
Nickname(s) or aliases
Passaic, Passaic County, New Jersey 07055
Last known residence
Teresina Karlsen was born on in Brooklyn,, Kings County, New York USA
Birth
Teresina Karlsen died on
Death
Teresina Karlsen was born on in Brooklyn,, Kings County, New York USA
Teresina Karlsen died on
Birth
Death
Heart Failure
Cause of death
at The Green-Wood Cemetery, th St, in Kings County, New York United States 11232
Burial / Funeral
Unknown
Obituary

Ethnicity & Lineage

Calabrese. Italian but she was very enamored of Jewish people, Yiddish, Jewish Jokes and Yiddish theater. She spoke fluent Spanish and Italian.
I sent her to Italy on a Perillo tour and went back 25 more times.

Nationality & Locations Lived

American

Religion

Catholic then Methodist then Lutheran then Unitarian.

Education

Brooklyn. She had six older brothers: Tommy, George, Armand, Jimmy, Arthur and Ralph Gabriele. Many changed their name to Gabriel.

Professions

Primarily sales. Telephone Sales. Jewelry sales.

Personal Life & Organizations

Sons of Norway. Very active. Married two Norwegians. And dated Norwegians between marriages.

Military Service

She was a riveter during World War II.

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Teresina Maria Grazia (Gabriele) Karlsen Family Tree

Teresina's immediate relatives including parents, siblings, partnerships and children in the Karlsen family tree.

Parents:

Nov 9, 1875 - Jun 27, 1960
Unknown - Unknown

Siblings:

Jan 10, 1910 - Oct 26, 2009
Jan 10, 1901 - February 1985
Unknown - Unknown

Relationships:

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Teresina Maria Grazia (Gabriele) Karlsen & Haakon Svendsen

January 1941 - November 22, 1956
Cause of Separation: Death
Teresina Maria Grazia (Gabriele) Karlsen

Spouse:

Unknown - Unknown

Children:

Oct 24, 1943 - Unknown
Sep 5, 1941 - May 5, 2018
Oct 24, 1943 - Unknown
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Teresina Maria Grazia (Gabriele) Karlsen & Haakon Svendsen

Teresina Maria Grazia (Gabriele) Karlsen

Spouse:

Dec 13, 1911 - Nov 20, 1956

Children:

Sep 5, 1941 - May 5, 2018
Oct 24, 1943 - Unknown
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Teresina Maria Grazia (Gabriele) Karlsen & Lars Birger Karlsen

July 1, 1957 - June 1963
Cause of Separation: Divorce
Teresina Maria Grazia (Gabriele) Karlsen

Spouse:

Mar 24, 1920 - Jun 17, 1995

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Teresina Maria Grazia (Gabriele) Karlsen, mother to 6 children, passed away on March 22, 1999 at 82 years of age. She was buried in The Green-Wood Cemetery, New York. Teresina was born on July 24, 1916 in Brooklyn,, New York USA. She was born to Rocco Gabriele and Rosina (Poletta) Gabriele, with siblings August, Ralph, and Tommy. Teresina 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. She also married Haakon Svendsen, and they gave birth to John Richard Svendsen, Sandra Amanda (Svendsen) Moseley, and Stewart Haakon Svendsen. She married Lars Birger Karlsen on July 1, 1957 and they later divorced in June 1963. We know that Teresina Maria Grazia (Gabriele) Karlsen had been residing in Passaic, Passaic County, New Jersey 07055.
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1916 - 1999 World Events

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In 1916, in the year that Teresina Maria Grazia (Gabriele) Karlsen was born, in June, the U.S. Congress authorized a plan to expand the armed forces over the next five years. Called the National Defense Act of 1916, the national law expanded the National Guard and Army (the Army added an aviation unit), created the Reserves, and gave the President expanded authority to federalize the National Guard. It also allowed the government to stockpile, in advance, materiel to be used in wartime.

In 1943, Teresina was 27 years old when on September 3rd, the Armistice of Cassibile was signed in Sicily. Under the terms of the Armistice, Italy surrendered to the Allied Powers. After the Armistice was made public on September 8th, Germany attacked and occupied Italy. It took 20 months of fighting for the Allies to reach the northern borders of Italy.

In 1950, Teresina was 34 years old when on October 2, Charlie Brown appeared in the first Peanuts comic strip - created by Charles Schultz - and he was the only character in that strip. That year, Schultz said that Charlie was 4 years old, but Charlie aged a bit through the years.

In 1971, she was 55 years old when on May 3rd, 10,000 federal troops, 5,100 officers of the D.C. Metropolitan Police, 2,000 members of the D.C. National Guard, and federal agents assembled in Washington DC to prevent an estimated 10,000 Vietnam War protesters from marching. President Nixon (who was in California) refused to give federal employees the day off and they had to navigate the police and protesters, adding to the confusion. By the end of a few days of protest, 12,614 people had been arrested - making it the largest mass arrest in US history.

In 1985, at the age of 69 years old, Teresina was alive when in May, a paper published in Nature by three British scientists reported that a huge hole was discovered in the ozone layer over the Antarctic. It was much larger than expected and is due to the use of manmade chemicals.

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