James Wesley Hansen

18 March 1854–24 January 1934 (Age 79)
Laurel Township, Hocking, Ohio, United States

The Life of James Wesley

When James Wesley Hansen was born on 18 March 1854, in Laurel Township, Hocking, Ohio, United States, his father, Samuel Cleave Hansen, was 53 and his mother, Elizabeth Kinser, was 41. He married Belinda Caroline Fink on 28 September 1893. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Hocking, Ohio, United States in 1900. He died on 24 January 1934, in Laurel Township, Hocking, Ohio, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Fairview Cemetery, Smock, Hocking, Ohio, United States.

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James Wesley Hansen
Belinda Caroline Fink
Marriage: 28 September 1893
Eunice Elizabeth Hansen
Lilla D. Hansen
Earl William McKinley Hansen

Spouse and Children


    Belinda Caroline Fink


28 September 1893


    Eunice Elizabeth Hansen




    Lilla D. Hansen


    Earl William McKinley Hansen


Parents and Siblings

    Samuel Cleave Hansen


    Elizabeth Kinser




+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 6

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Age 9

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
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

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)

  • James W Hansen in household of Samuel C Hansen, "United States Census, 1860"
  • James W Hansen in household of Samuel Hansen, "United States Census, 1870"
  • James P Hanson in household of Samuel Hanson, "United States Census, 1880"

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