Oliver Hansen

8 May 1851–September 1922 (Age 71)
Ishøj, Copenhagen, Denmark

The Life Summary of Oliver

When Oliver Hansen was born on 8 May 1851, in Ishøj, Copenhagen, Denmark, his father, Hans Hansen, was 39 and his mother, Bertha Marie 'Mary' Madsen, was 29. He married Sarah Wilson in 1881. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Ishøj, Smørum, Copenhagen, Denmark in 1855 and Kane Township, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States for about 10 years. He died in September 1922, in Jackson, Missouri, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Independence, Jackson, Missouri, United States.

Photos and Memories (0)

Photos and Memories

Do you know Oliver? Do you have a story about him that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Oliver Hansen
1851–1922
Sarah Wilson
1853–1908
Marriage: 1881
Mary Amy Hansen
1882–1984

Spouse and Children

Children

(1)

Parents and Siblings

Siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
Age 6
The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.
1860
Age 9
In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
Age 19
Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, Dutch, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Hans .

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

Possible Related Names

Hans
Hanse
Hanson

Sources (9)

  • Ole Hanson in household of Hans Hanson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Oliver Hansen in household of Hans Hansen, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Ole Hansen in household of Hans Hansen, "Denmark Census, 1855"

Discover Even More

As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a FREE Account
Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
Share this with your family and friends.