William Kent Hansen

20 April 1917–24 July 1933 (Age 16)
Richfield, Sevier, Utah, United States

The Life of William Kent

When William Kent Hansen was born on 20 April 1917, in Richfield, Sevier, Utah, United States, his father, Abraham Hansen, was 38 and his mother, Effie Sorensen, was 32. He died on 24 July 1933, in Richfield, Sevier, Utah, United States, at the age of 16, and was buried in Richfield, Sevier, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Abraham Hansen
Effie Sorensen
Gordon Hansen
Howard Leon Hansen
Richard Cecil Hansen
William Kent Hansen

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1921 · One of The Oldest Coasters in the World

Age 4

Utah is home to one of the oldest coasters in the world that is still operational. The Roller Coaster, at Lagoon Amusement park, is listed number 5.
1922 · Timpanogos Cave National Monument

Age 5

Timpanogos Cave National Monument is a United States National Monument protecting the Timpanogos Cave Historic District and a cave system on Mount Timpanogos. There are three caves in the cave system, one of which is specifically called Timpanogos Cave but the caves are only viewable on guided tours when the monument is open.

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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Sources (3)

  • William K Hansen in household of Effie Hansen, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Kent Hansen in household of Abe Hansen, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Kent Hansen in entry for Howard Leon Or Hack Hansen, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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