Hans Rasmus Hansen

15 August 1838–2 June 1911 (Age 72)
Skovkrogen, Dreslette, Assens, Denmark

The Life Summary of Hans Rasmus

When Hans Rasmus Hansen was born on 15 August 1838, in Skovkrogen, Dreslette, Assens, Denmark, his father, Rasmus Hansen, was 29 and his mother, Lene Dorthea Hansdatter, was 29. He married Amelia Christine Christoffersen on 1 February 1861, in Camp Floyd, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Moroni, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1860. He died on 2 June 1911, in Blackfoot, Bingham, Idaho, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Soda Springs, Caribou, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hans Rasmus Hansen
Amelia Christine Christoffersen
Marriage: 1 February 1861
Josephus Hansen
Lena Marietta Hansen
Enoch William Hansen
Peter Christoffersen Hansen
Rasmus Edward Hansen
Annie Abalula Hansen
Rasmus Edward Hansen
Josephine Hansen
Benjamin David Hansen
Josephus Hansen
Hans Andrew Hansen
Franklin Joseph Hansen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 February 1861Camp Floyd, Utah, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 8
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)
    Age 9
    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 25
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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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    Sources (71)

    • Hans K Hanson in household of Rasmus Hanson, "United States Census, 1860"
    • H. R. Hansen in entry for Enoch W. Hansen and Maria Rodicques, "Montana, County Marriages, 1865-1950"
    • H. R. Hansen in entry for Rasmus E. Hansen, "Idaho, Death Certificates, 1911-1937"

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