Anna Hansen


Brief Life History of Anna

When Anna Hansen was born in 1764, in Hafslo, Nordre Bergenhus, Norway, her father, Hans Jonsen, was 18 and her mother, Anna Pedersdatter, was 22. She married Erik Pedersen on 2 November 1786, in Hafslo, Nordre Bergenhus, Norway. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 2 daughters.

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Erik Pedersen
Anna Hansen
Marriage: 2 November 1786
Hans Eriksen Kvam
Anna Erichsdtr
Peder Erichsen
Ellev Eriksen
Johannes Erichsen
Lasse Eriksen
Guri Eriksen
Peder Eriksen
Amund Eriksen

Sources (13)

  • Anna Hansdr, "Norway, Marriages, 1660-1926"
  • Anna Hansen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Ana Hansdr in entry for Anna Eriksen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 November 1786Hafslo, Nordre Bergenhus, Norway
  • Children (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (6)

    1801 · 1801 Norwegian Census

    Age 37

    It listed all family members living on each farm. Also those living in the cities.

    1810 · Vaccinations

    Age 46

    Royal order issued by the King of Norway and Denmark in 1810 required everyone to have a certificate of smallpox vaccination. This was also recorded in the Church records. 33

    1825 · Sloopers

    Age 61

    First organized group of emigrants to leave Norway. First emigration to America began with the Sloopers who left in an undersized sloop “Restauration” sailed from Stavanger, Norway on July 4th, 1825.

    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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