Karen Kirstine Hansen

Female14 August 1846–

Brief Life History of Karen Kirstine

When Karen Kirstine Hansen was born on 14 August 1846, in Kværndrup, Nyborg, Denmark, her father, Hans Hansen, was 43 and her mother, Anne Marie Larsdatter, was 33. She lived in Kværndrup, Sunds, Svendborg, Denmark for about 5 years.

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Family Time Line

Hans Hansen
Anne Marie Larsdatter
Hans Hansen
Lars Peder Hansen
Lars Hansen
Niels Hansen
Karen Kirstine Hansdatter
Karen Kirstine Hansen
Maren Laurine Hansen
Lars Hansen
Peder Hansen
Peder Hansen
Jorgen Hansen

Sources (7)

  • Karen Kristine Hansen in household of Hans Hansen, "Denmark Census, 1860"
  • Karen Kirstine Hansen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Karen Kirstine Hansen in household of Hans Hansen, "Denmark Census, 1855"

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Siblings (11)

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World Events (6)

1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

Age 1

The Casino Theatre was built as an entertainment center by Georg Carstensen but was converted into a theatre in 1848. After many years of never gaining popularity, it was closed in 1937 and demolished in 1960.


Age 3

Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy. A two-chamber parliament is established.


Age 68

World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.

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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