Hans Melland Hansen Winge

17 June 1826–21 May 1884 (Age 57)
Søndre Revaae, Sande, Vestfold, Norway

The Life of Hans Melland

When Hans Melland Hansen Winge was born on 17 June 1826, his father, Hans Hansen Winge, was 33 and his mother, Thale Johanne Gjerthsdatter Winge, was 32. He married Elise Tollisdatter on 31 January 1860, in Sande, Vestfold, Norway. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. He died on 21 May 1884, at the age of 57.

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Hans Melland Hansen Winge
Elise Tollisdatter
Marriage: 31 January 1860
Hanna Kistine Hansdatter Winge
Tilda Annette Hansdatter Winge
Thorvald Hansen Winge
Jørgen Hansen Winge
Inga Marie Hansdatter Winge
Helga Emilie Hansdatter Winge
Hilda Elise Hansdatter Winge
Henriette Nikoline Hansdatter Winge

Spouse and Children

31 January 1860
Sande, Vestfold, Norway


    Hanna Kistine Hansdatter Winge



    Thorvald Hansen Winge


    Jørgen Hansen Winge


    Inga Marie Hansdatter Winge


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World Events (8)

1828 · Henrik Ibsen

Age 2

Birth year of Henrik Ibsen. Norwegian playwright and theatre director and one of the most influential playwrights of his time. His most-known works were Peer Gynt and A Doll's House.
1829 · Colonel Hans Christian Heg

Age 3

Birth year of Colonel Heg Hans Christian Heg emigrated in 1840 with his parents to Muskego, Wisconsin. Norwegian American Civil War hero, abolitionist, journalist, anti-slavery activist, politician and soldier. He was best known for leading the Scandinavian 15th Wisconsin Volunteer Regiment on the Union side in the American Civil War. 
1843 · Edvard Grieg

Age 17

Birth year of renown musical composer and pianist. Born in Bergen, Norway. Musical composer and pianist whose music is known worldwide. His use and development of Norwegian folk music in his own compositions brought the music of Norway to develop a national identity,

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)

  • Hans Hanssen in entry for Thorvald Hansen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Hans Moland Hansen Winge in entry for Helga Emilie Hansen Winge, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Hans Hansen in entry for Martinius Pedersen and Hanna Kirstine Hansen Vinge, "Norway Marriages, 1660-1926"

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