Woodruff Lynn Hansen

18 May 1901–29 October 1999 (Age 98)
Preston, Oneida, Idaho, United States

The Life of Woodruff Lynn

When Woodruff Lynn Hansen was born on 18 May 1901, in Preston, Oneida, Idaho, United States, his father, Neils Peter Johannes Hansen, was 35 and his mother, Ane Marie Jocobine Pedersen, was 34. He had at least 1 daughter with Loretta Mary Clancy. He lived in Salt Lake City Ward 1, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1920 and Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. He died on 29 October 1999, in Escondido, San Diego, California, United States, at the age of 98.

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Family Time Line

Woodruff Lynn Hansen
Loretta Mary Clancy
Colette Jacqueline Hansen

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World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1904 · Preston Streets are Plotted

Age 3

The main streets of Preston, including State and Oneida Streets, were plotted in 1904.

Age 26

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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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Story Highlight

Bena Hansen letter to her daughter Clotiel and to her posterity.

December 14, 1925 My darlene girl your 3rd letter just received. No dear, even that did not shock me. I am immune. I school myself daily to be prepared for anything. So even three letters from yo …

Sources (3)

  • Woodruff Hanson in household of Peter J Hanson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Woodruff Hansen, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Woodruff Hansen in household of Peter J Hansen, "United States Census, 1920"

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