Abraham Hansen

Brief Life History of Abraham

When Abraham Hansen was born on 11 April 1821, in Stokke, Vestfold, Norway, his father, Hans Christophersen, was 46 and his mother, Karen Maria Larsdatter, was 37. He died on 1 May 1822, in Stokke, Tønsberg, Norway, at the age of 1.

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Family Time Line

Hans Christophersen
1774–1843
Karen Maria Larsdatter
1784–1852
Christopher Hansen
1799–
Hendrick Hansen
1803–
Anders Hansen
1807–
Helene Marie Hansdatter
1811–1878
Lorentz Hansen
1811–
Abraham Hansen
1816–1817
Christian Hansen
1816–
Abraham Hansen
1821–1822
Karen Helene Hansdatter
1823–1898

Sources (3)

  • Abraham, "Norway Church Books, 1815-1930"
  • Abraham Hansen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Abraham Hansen, "Norway, Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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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