Birgit Knudsdatter (AKA Betsey Johnson) Betsey Johnson Betsy Johnson was born Birgit Knudsdatter on 25 March 1847 in the Old Muskego settlement in Racine County, Wisconsin.  She was the third child born to her parents Knud Johnson Luraas and Gyri Nelsdatter Rue.  Betsy lived in Muskego until about 1849 when her family moved up to … Continue reading Portraits