Lars Hansen

7 February 1834–5 March 1917 (Age 83)
Enningdal, Idd, Halden, Østfold, Norway

The Life Summary of Lars

When Lars Hansen was born on 7 February 1834, in Enningdal, Idd, Halden, Østfold, Norway, his father, Hans Peder Larsen, was 20 and his mother, Bertie Anderson, was 30. He married Maren Johanne Olsdr in 1855. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 5 March 1917, at the age of 83.

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Lars Hansen
Maren Johanne Olsdr
Marriage: 1855
Johanne Olava Hansen
Betsy Melveda Hansen
Hans Karl August Hansen
Bernhard Hansen
Karen Amalia Bergitte Hansen
Maren Christine Hansen

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    World Events (8)

    1843 · Edvard Grieg
    Age 9
    Birth year of renown musical composer and pianist. Born in Bergen, Norway. Musical composer and pianist whose music is known worldwide. His use and development of Norwegian folk music in his own compositions brought the music of Norway to develop a national identity,
    1845 · Nonconformist Act
    Age 11
    The Nonconformist Act recognized Christian dissenter churches. It became legal to organize churches of other denominations.
    1857 · Theodor Kittelsen
    Age 23
    Birth year of Theodor Kittelsen. One of the most popular artists in Norway. He became famous for his nature paintings, as well as his illustrations of fairy tales and legends, especially of trolls.

    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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    Sources (12)

    • Lars Hansen in entry for Carl Stefan Moller and Betzy Malvide Hansen, "Norway Marriages, 1660-1926"
    • Lars Hansen, "Norway Church Books, 1815-1930"
    • Lars Hansen in entry for Bernhard Hansen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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