Carl Vilhelm Hansen

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

The Life Summary 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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Carl Vilhelm Hansen
Meta Caroline Mathilde Jensine Christine Lodberg
Marriage: 7 December 1894
Selmer Hansen
Carl Christian Laurits Hansen
Vita Eleonora Hansen
Vilhelm Hansen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 December 1894Nykøbing Morsø, Thisted, Denmark
  • Children


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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

    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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    Sources (21)

    • Carl V Hansen, "Denmark Census, 1925"
    • Carl Vilhelm Hansen, "Denmark Census, 1930"
    • Danish Church records - Birth of Carl Vilhelm Hansen (1856-1931)

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