Carl Vilhelm Hansen

7 December 1856–15 March 1931 (Age 74)
Sankt Nikolaj, Svendborg, Denmark

The Life of Carl Vilhelm

When Carl Vilhelm Hansen was born on 7 December 1856, in Sankt Nikolaj, Svendborg, Denmark, his father, Jacob Hansen, was 45 and his mother, Sophia Margrethe Jensen, was 36. He married Petra Johanne Elise Petersen on 24 February 1884, in Nykøbing Morsø, Morsø Sønder, Thisted, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Nykøbing Morsø, Thisted, Denmark in 1925 and Nykøbing, Viborg, Denmark in 1930. He died on 15 March 1931, in Nykøbing Morsø, Morsø Sønder, Thisted, Denmark, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

Carl Vilhelm Hansen
Petra Johanne Elise Petersen
Marriage: 24 February 1884
Søren Harry Hansen
August Hansen
Karen Margrethe Hansen

Spouse and Children


    Petra Johanne Elise Petersen


24 February 1884
Nykøbing Morsø, Morsø Sønder, Thisted, Denmark


    Søren Harry Hansen


    August Hansen



Parents and Siblings

    Jacob Hansen


    Sophia Margrethe Jensen




    Hans Christian Hansen


    Dodfodt Hansen


    Johan Peter Laurits Hansen


    Sophie Margarethe Hansen


    Marie Kirstine Hansen


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World Events (4)

1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks

Age 3

The Copenhagen Waterworks was the first waterworks in Denmark and served the community until 1951. It was one of the first buildings to be built outside Copenhagen's old city walls.
1859 · Copenhagen Zoo

Age 3

The Copenhagen Zoo was founded in 1859 and is one of the oldest zoos in Europe. It was founded by a ornithologist named Niels Kjaebolling and the first animals that were at the opening were eagles, chickens, ducks, owls, rabbits, a fox, a seal and a turtle. The oldest building still is in use as a stable for the yak exibit. It is open everyday from 9:00am to 8:00pm (20:00).

Age 58

World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.

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)

  • Carl V Hansen, "Denmark Census, 1925"
  • Carl Vilhelm Hansen, "Denmark Census, 1930"
  • Carl Vilhelm Hansen, "Denmark Census, 1901"

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