Niels Hansen

16 June 1851–30 December 1938 (Age 87)
Skovkrogen, Dreslette, Assens, Denmark

The Life Summary of Niels

When Niels Hansen was born on 16 June 1851, in Skovkrogen, Dreslette, Assens, Denmark, his father, Rasmus Hansen, was 41 and his mother, Lene Dorthea Hansdatter, was 42. He had at least 8 sons and 3 daughters with Mary Petersen. He lived in Goldcreek, Powell, Montana, United States in 1910 and Powell, Montana, United States in 1920. He died on 30 December 1938, in Deer Lodge, Powell, Montana, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Deer Lodge, Montana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Niels Hansen
Mary Petersen
Rasmus Edward Hansen
Anna Lena Hansen
Alexander Hansen
Alvie Hansen
child Hansen
William Hansen
Julia Hansen
Robert Hansen
Pearl Hansen
Frank Hesten
Mabel Hansen

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World Events (8)

1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks
Age 8
The Copenhagen Waterworks was the first waterworks in Denmark and served the community until 1951. It was one of the first buildings to be built outside Copenhagen's old city walls.
Age 11
Historical Boundarie 1862: Missoula, Washington Territory, United States 1863: Missoula, Idaho Territory, United States 1864: Deer Lodge, Idaho Territory, United States 1864: Deer Lodge, Montana Territory, United States 1889: Deer Lodge, Montana, United States 1901: Powell, Montana, United States
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
Age 24
In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

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 (28)

  • Nels Hansen in entry for Mary Hansen, "Montana, County Births and Deaths, 1840-2004"
  • Neals Hesten, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Nels Hansen in entry for Alvie Hansen and Annie Larsen, "Montana, County Marriages, 1865-1950"

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