Karen Margrethe Hansen

12 August 1855–15 August 1913 (Age 58)
Bedsted, Vestervig, Denmark

The Life Summary of Karen Margrethe

When Karen Margrethe Hansen was born on 12 August 1855, in Bedsted, Vestervig, Denmark, her father, Hans Jensen, was 29 and her mother, Ane Kierstine Nielsdatter, was 24. She married James Latimer on 14 May 1877, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 5 daughters. She immigrated to Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1866 and lived in Thisted, Denmark in 1860 and Nephi Election Precinct, Juab, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 15 August 1913, in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Nephi City Cemetery, Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States.

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James Latimer
Karen Margrethe Hansen
Marriage: 14 May 1877
James Thomas Latimer
William Latimer
Margrett Dougall Latimer
John Henry Latimer
Sidney Latimer
Cecil Petria Jemina “Mina” Latimer
Ann Jane Latimer
Andrew Hans Latimer
David Russell Latimer
Katherine Nelson Latimer
Charles Raoul Latimer
Elizabeth Cooper Latimer

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 May 1877Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks
    Age 4
    The Copenhagen Waterworks was the first waterworks in Denmark and served the community until 1951. It was one of the first buildings to be built outside Copenhagen's old city walls.
    Age 8
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1872 · The First National Park
    Age 17
    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.

    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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    Synopsis of The Life of Peatria Jensen Attley

    In Denmark in about 1863, the family of Hans and Katherine Jensen were baptized into the Church. Three years later in 1866 they decided to go to America to join the Saints. The family included 4 child …

    Sources (36)

    • Karen Margrethe Hansen in household of Hans Jensen Srudlelborg, "Denmark Census, 1860"
    • Karen Margrett Latimer, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Carrie Latimer in household of James Latimer, "United States Census, 1880"

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