Johanne Hansen

1804–25 January 1858 (Age 54)
Vålse, Maribo, Denmark

The Life of Johanne

When Johanne Hansen was born in 1804, her father, Han Peitersen, was 41 and her mother, Karen Jorgensdr Erreboe, was 46. She married Jens Hansen on 20 October 1826. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Vålse, Vålse, Maribo, Denmark for about 21 years. She died on 25 January 1858, in Vålse, Maribo, Denmark, at the age of 54.

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Family Time Line

Jens Hansen
Johanne Hansen
Marriage: 20 October 1826
Hans Jensen
Karen Marie Jensen
Johanne Kirstine Jensen
Rasmus Jensen
Morten Jensen
Ane Magdalene Jensen
Lars Jensen
Bodil Jensdatter

Spouse and Children

    Jens Hansen



20 October 1826


    Hans Jensen


    Karen Marie Jensen


    Johanne Kirstine Jensen


    Rasmus Jensen


    Morten Jensen


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+1 More Child

World Events (5)

1805 · Christianso Lighthouse

Age 1

The Christianso Lighthouse is one of Denmark's oldest lighthouses and the first to have a flashing light. It was built on the island of Christianso in the northern Baltic Sea.
1808 · Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn

Age 4

Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn, The Cross of Honour of the Order of the Dannebrog, is an award connected to the Danish Order of the Dannebrog. The cross was instituted by King Frederick VI of Denmark and Norway on June 28, 1808 and was named Dannebrogsmendenes Haederstegn until 1952. The award is given to any Dane who has provided a service to Denmark through a noble deed. The cross is considered an additional recognition if awarded to someone who is already a holder of the Order.
1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark

Age 25

Kuffert Sorensen was established in 1829 by Carl Peter Sorensen as a leather goods company. Today the business has five locations and each are run by a member of the Sorensen family.

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)

  • Johanne Hansdatt in household of Jens Hansen, "Denmark Census, 1834"
  • Johanne Hansdt in household of Jens Hansen, "Denmark Census, 1840"
  • Johanne Hansdtr in household of Jens Hansen, "Denmark Census, 1850"

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