Dorthea Hansen

8 June 1859–1 March 1892 (Age 32)
Benløse, Ringsted, Vestsjælland, Denmark

The Life Summary of Dorthea

When Dorthea Hansen was born on 8 June 1859, in Benløse, Ringsted, Vestsjælland, Denmark, her father, Hans Christiansen, was 44 and her mother, Karen Povelsdatter, was 37. She married Ole Pedersen on 22 May 1880, in Benløse, Ringsted, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Benløse, Ringsted, Sorø, Denmark in 1890. She died on 1 March 1892, in Benløse, Ringsted, Vestsjælland, Denmark, at the age of 32.

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Family Time Line

Ole Pedersen
Dorthea Hansen
Marriage: 22 May 1880
Anna Margrethe Petersen
Clara Bodil Petersen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 May 1880Benløse, Ringsted, Denmark
  • Children


    Parents and Siblings



    World Events (1)

    1868 · Magasin Du Nord
    Age 9
    Magasin is a Danish chain of department stores that was founded in 1868 in Copenhagen and still exists today. They can be found in Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, and the UK.

    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 (6)

    • Dorthea Pedersen in household of Ole Pedersen, "Denmark Census, 1890"
    • Dorthe Hansen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
    • Dorthea Hansen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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