Peder Lars Hansen

Male16 November 1859–19 December 1928

Brief Life History of Peder Lars

When Peder Lars Hansen was born on 16 November 1859, in Landsvik, Manger, Hordaland, Norway, his father, Hans Pedersen, was 24 and his mother, Oline Olsdatter, was 24. He married Agnetha Christina Neilsen on 19 June 1886, in Bergen, Bergen, Norway. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Bergen, Norway in 1891 and Weber, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 19 December 1928, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Peder Lars Hansen
Agnetha Christina Neilsen
Marriage: 19 June 1886
Hans Christian Hansen
Thelma Hansen
Hans Andreas Hansen
Bergliot Congkordia Hansen
Martin Rudolph Hansen
Arthur Peter Hansen
Otto Marious Hansen
Norman Edwin Hansen
Edna Lillian Hansen
John Edward Hansen

Sources (35)

  • Peder Hansen, "Norway Census, 1891"
  • Peder Hansen Landsvik, "Norway, Marriages, 1660-1926"
  • Peder Hansen, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 June 1886Bergen, Hordaland, Norway
  • Children (10)

    +5 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1860 · School Act

    Age 1

    School Act of 1860 which required permanent schools in both towns and rural areas.


    Age 4

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 22

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Lars, Nels, Niels, Thor, Jorgen, Knud, Holger, Morten, Nils, Einer, Johan.

    Danish, Norwegian, Dutch, Flemish, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Hans . This is the most common surname in Norway. Compare Hanson 4 and also 2 below.

    Americanized form of Norwegian, North German, Dutch, Flemish, and Danish Hanssen , a variant of 1 above. Compare Hansson 2.

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

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