Margrethe Kirstine Hansen

Brief Life History of Margrethe Kirstine

When Margrethe Kirstine Hansen was born on 13 September 1868, in Østerlarsker, Øster, Bornholm, Denmark, her father, Thor Hansen, was 42 and her mother, Anne Signe Andersdatter Hjorth, was 31.

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Family Time Line

Thor Hansen
1826–1917
Anne Signe Andersdatter Hjorth
1837–1884
Juliane Elisa Hansen
1864–
Andreas Peter Hansen
1866–1945
Margrethe Kirstine Hansen
1868–
Anne Hansine Hansen
1873–1949

Sources (2)

  • Margrethe Kirstine Hansen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Margrethe Kirstine Hansen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

World Events (6)

1914

World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.

1917

The United States take possession of the Virgin Islands. The islands are purchased from Denmark for $25 million the year before.

1939

Denmark signs 10-year non-aggression pact with Nazi Germany.

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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