Percy Jens Hansen

5 February 1905–November 1986 (Age 81)
California, United States

The Life of Percy Jens

When Percy Jens Hansen was born on 5 February 1905, in California, United States, his father, Peter Hansen, was 37 and his mother, Hanne Marie Knudsen, was 33. He married Margrethe Anna Nielsen on 14 July 1938, in Oakland, Alameda, California, United States. He lived in Oakland, Alameda, California, United States for about 25 years and Alameda Judicial Township, Alameda, California, United States in 1940. He died in November 1986, at the age of 81, and was buried in Oakland, Alameda, California, United States.

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Percy Jens Hansen
Margrethe Anna Nielsen
Marriage: 14 July 1938

Spouse and Children

14 July 1938
Oakland, Alameda, California, United States

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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 1

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.

Age 22

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, Dutch, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Hans .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Percy Hansen, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Peter Hansen Jr. in household of Peter Hansen, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Percy J Hansen in household of Peter Hansen, "United States Census, 1920"

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