Hanna Hanson

29 September 1902–5 January 1999 (Age 96)
Portland, Cumberland, Maine, United States

The Life of Hanna

When Hanna Hanson was born on 29 September 1902, in Portland, Cumberland, Maine, United States, her father, Andrew Hanson, was 29 and her mother, Adele Eugenia Nystrom, was 29. She married Lawrence Adrian Blackstock on 18 April 1936, in Winchester, Virginia, United States. She died on 5 January 1999, in Cumberland Center, Cumberland, Cumberland, Maine, United States, at the age of 96, and was buried in Pine Grove Cemetery, Falmouth, Cumberland, Maine, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lawrence Adrian Blackstock
Hanna Hanson
Marriage: 18 April 1936

Spouse and Children

18 April 1936
Winchester, Virginia, United States

Parents and Siblings


    Adele Eugenia Nystrom




    Alice Adele Hansen



    Edna C Hansen


    Roy Andrew Hanson


World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1905 · Squaw Mountain Fire Lookout

Age 3

In 1905, a fire lookout tower (among the first of its kind) was constructed in Piscataquis County on Squaw Mountain. Due to Maine's abundance of lumber and paper mills, it was essential that a system be developed to help spot fires as quickly as possible.
1928 · Camden Public Library is Opened

Age 26

The citizens of Camden, Maine had voted (in 1896) to establish a free public library in the town. The land for the library to be built on was donated by Mary Louise Curtis Bok in 1916. After years of fundraising and construction, the cornerstone was finally laid on August 17, 1927. The library opened on June 11, 1928. The library remains open to this day, and is now considered a National Historic Landmark.

Name Meaning

1 English (chiefly Midlands and northern England, especially Yorkshire): patronymic from Hann or the byname Hand .2 Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAmhsaigh ( see Hampson 2).3 Irish: variant of McKittrick .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (2)

  • Hanna Blackstock in entry for Mrs Edna C Petersen, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Hanna M Hanson, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"

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