Elise Mathilde Hansen

30 January 1889–24 December 1983 (Age 94)
Århus, Århus, Århus, Denmark

The Life Summary of Elise Mathilde

When Elise Mathilde Hansen was born on 30 January 1889, in Århus, Århus, Århus, Denmark, her father, Jens Hansen, was 39 and her mother, Christine Christiansen, was 36. She married John Scott Rowland on 13 November 1905, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Marysvale, Piute, Utah, United States in 1910. She died on 24 December 1983, at the age of 94, and was buried in Wheat Ridge, Jefferson, Colorado, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Scott Rowland
Elise Mathilde Hansen
Marriage: 13 November 1905
Mary Vada Rowland
James William Rowland

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 November 1905Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 1
    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
    1890 · Gold is Discovered
    Age 1
    In 1890, Robert Miller Womack discovers a rich gold deposit along Cripple Creek, near the western slope of Pikes Peak. This would become the richest gold strike in the Rocky Mountin area.
    Age 25
    World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.

    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 (27)

    • Alma Samsel in entry for Mary Vada Rowland, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
    • Alma E Rowland in household of John S Rowland, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Alma Hansen in entry for John Thomas O'Keefe and Vada Mary Osborne, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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