Anna Dorthea Andersen

1878–1963 (Age 84)
Skørpinge, Havnelev, Stevns, Præstø, Denmark

The Life of Anna Dorthea

When Anna Dorthea Andersen was born on 20 July 1878, in Skørpinge, Havnelev, Stevns, Præstø, Denmark, her father, Ole Jorgen Andersen, was 38 and her mother, Karen Pedersen, was 42. She had at least 1 son and 2 daughters with Hans Hanson. She lived in Basin Township, Boyd, Nebraska, United States in 1920. She died in 1963, in Nebraska, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Knoll Crest Cemetery, Naper, Boyd, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

Anna Dorthea Andersen
Hans Hanson
Ivan E Hanson
Alma Hanson
Olga G Hansen

Spouse & Children



  • Ivan E Hanson


  • Female1906–1981Female

  • Olga G Hansen


Parents & Siblings

  • Ole Jorgen Andersen


  • Karen Pedersen




  • Anders Peder Andersen


  • Birthe Sophie Andersen


  • Male1869–1962Male

  • Female1871–1948Female

  • Peter "Peder' Anderson


+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

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.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 4

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 23

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Anders, a vernacular form of Andreas .

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Anna D Hansen in household of Hans P Hansen, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Anna P Hanson in household of Hans P Hanson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Anna Dorthea Andersen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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