Olaf Soren Hesse Hansen

5 July 1884–29 April 1929 (Age 44)
Århus, Denmark

The Life Summary of Olaf Soren Hesse

When Olaf Soren Hesse Hansen was born on 5 July 1884, in Århus, Denmark, his father, Hans Jensen, was 33 and his mother, Christina Petersen, was 33. He married Alice Jensen on 20 August 1904, in Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons. He immigrated to United States in 1892 and lived in Wilford, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1910 and Election Precinct 3, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1920. He died on 29 April 1929, at the age of 44.

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Family Time Line

Olaf Soren Hesse Hansen
1884–1929
Alice Jensen
1888–1966
Marriage: 20 August 1904
Chester Frederick Hansen
1905–1966
Haakon Oluf Hansen
1907–1973
Le Drue Allen Hansen
1908–1988
Mack Willard Hansen
1912–1993
Hans Jens Hansen
1914–1995
George Francis Hansen
1916–1999

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 August 1904Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (1)

    World Events (8)

    1886
    Age 2
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
    1896 · Utah becomes a state
    Age 12
    After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition, that all forms of polygamy were to be banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 14
    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Hanse
    Hans

    Sources (22)

    • Olaf Hansen in entry for Haakon Olaf Hansen, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
    • Søren Oluf Hesse Hansen in household of Jens Peter Hansen, "Denmark, Århus Municipal Census, 1885"
    • Oloff Hansen in entry for Ledrue Allen Hansen, "Oregon, Oregon State Archives, Marriage Records, 1906-1968"

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