Hans Melland Hansen Winge

17 June 1826–21 May 1884 (Age 57)

The Life Summary 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

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  • Marriage
    31 January 1860Sande, Vestfold, Norway
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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

    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 (18)

    • Hans Hansen in entry for Martinius Pedersen and Hanna Kirstine Hansen Vinge, "Norway Marriages, 1660-1926"
    • Hans Melland, "Norway Church Books, 1815-1930"
    • Hans Hanssen in entry for Thorvald Hansen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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