Hans Peter Hansen

Brief Life History of Hans Peter

When Hans Peter Hansen was born on 6 October 1872, in Copenhagen, København, Denmark, his father, Lars Peter Hansen, was 37 and his mother, Ane Catherina Jensen, was 34. He married Loüise Petrea Margretha Nielsen in 1898. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He lived in København, Denmark in 1930 and Slagelse, Slagelse, Vestsjælland, Denmark in 1930. He died on 15 October 1913, in Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 41, and was buried in Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Hans Peter Hansen
Bertha Sophia Houtz
Marriage: 22 September 1902
Glenn Eugene Hansen
Emma Blanche Hansen
Ray C Hansen
Martin A Hansen

Sources (44)

  • Hans Peter Laurits Hansen in household of Peder Hansen, "Denmark Census, 1890"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Hans Peter Hansen - Government record: Death record or certificate: birth: 6 October 1862; Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Hans Peter Hansen, "Denmark, Copenhagen City, Civil Marriages, 1739-1964, Index 1877-1964"

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1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.


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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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