Sarah Erastusina Hansen

28 May 1854–1 March 1924 (Age 69)
Ishøj, Copenhagen, Denmark

The Life Summary of Sarah Erastusina

When Sarah Erastusina Hansen was born on 28 May 1854, in Ishøj, Copenhagen, Denmark, her father, Hans Hansen, was 42 and her mother, Bertha Marie 'Mary' Madsen, was 32. She married John Priest Carlile on 11 March 1875, in Hardin Township, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Kane Township, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States for about 10 years and Norwalk Township, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States for about 40 years. She died on 1 March 1924, in Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Walnut Hill Cemetery, Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States.

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John Priest Carlile
Sarah Erastusina Hansen
Marriage: 11 March 1875
Bertha Jane Carlile
Boadecia Carlile
Myron John Carlile
Amos Walter Carlile
Gertrude Iona Carlile
Ether Amuel Carlile
Sarah Eulalia Carlile
David Alma Carlile
Edna Pearl Russell Carlile
Catherine Moore

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  • Marriage
    11 March 1875Hardin Township, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
    Age 3
    The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.
    1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks
    Age 5
    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.
    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 21
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    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 (39)

    • Stella Hansen in entry for Amos W Carlile, "Iowa, Delayed Birth Records, 1850-1939"
    • Seve Hanson in household of Hans Hanson, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Sarah Carlile, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"

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