Karen Marie Hansen

Female16 August 1870–18 April 1892

Brief Life History of Karen Marie

When Karen Marie Hansen was born on 16 August 1870, in Silkeborg, Skanderborg, Denmark, her father, Mads Christian Hansen, was 38 and her mother, Maren Anna Jensdatter, was 33. She married Richard Dick Lareno Lenehan in 1891, in Silkeborg, Skanderborg, Denmark. She lived in Århus, Denmark in 1880. She died on 18 April 1892, at the age of 21, and was buried in Goshen Cemetery, Goshen, Juab, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Richard Dick Lareno Lenehan
Karen Marie Hansen
Marriage: 1891

Sources (4)

  • Karen Maria Hansen in household of Maren Hansen F Jensen, "Denmark Census, 1880"
  • Carrie Marie Hansen, "BillionGraves Index"
  • Carrie Marie Hansen, "BillionGraves Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1891Silkeborg, Skanderborg, Denmark
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (11)

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    World Events (8)

    1872 · The First National Park

    Age 2

    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    1872 · The Amnesty Act

    Age 2

    A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 11

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    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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