Thomas Christian Hanson

Male16 September 1880–1958

Brief Life History of Thomas Christian

When Thomas Christian Hanson was born on 16 September 1880, in Saxeville, Waushara, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Thomas Christian Hansen, was 36 and his mother, Lise Christensen, was 39. He married Dora E Sorensen on 4 November 1903, in Waushara, Wisconsin, United States. He lived in Oshkosh, Winnebago, Wisconsin, United States in 1930 and Omro, Winnebago, Wisconsin, United States in 1940. He died in 1958, in Saxeville, Waushara, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Saxeville, Waushara, Wisconsin, United States.

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Thomas Christian Hanson
1880–1958
Samantha Belle Rogers
1871–1960
Marriage: 1934

Sources (11)

  • Thomas Hanson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Thomas E. Hanson, "Wisconsin, County Marriages, 1836-1911"
  • Thomas Christopher Hanson, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

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  • Marriage
    1934
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (11)

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    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 1

    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.

    1883 · The Newhall House Hotel Fire

    Age 3

    A fire erupted on January 10, 1883, at the Newhall Hotel in Milwaukee. The fire began at 4:00 am in an elevator shaft and raced up through the building. The fire spread so quickly that many could not escape. General and Mrs. Tom Thumb, stars of P.T. Barnum's circus, were guests in the hotel at the time of the fire. A firefighter reached them by ladder and they were able to escape safely. The exact number of deaths remains unknown as the hotel register was destroyed in the fire, however, the death toll is estimated between 75-90.

    1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

    Age 21

    President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

    Name Meaning

    English (Yorkshire and Lancashire): from the Middle English personal name Hann or Hand + son; see Hand 5.

    Irish: variant of Hampson .

    Americanized form (and a rare Swedish variant) of Swedish Hansson .

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

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