Charles Augustus Hansen

15 August 1887–15 January 1944 (Age 56)
Benicia, Solano, California, United States

The Life Summary of Charles Augustus

When Charles Augustus Hansen was born on 15 August 1887, in Benicia, Solano, California, United States, his father, John Christopher Hansen, was 39 and his mother, Mary Eleanor Griffiths, was 23. He married Ethel May Topping on 21 December 1908, in Napa, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Napa Judicial Township, Napa, California, United States in 1940. He died on 15 January 1944, in Napa, Napa, California, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Napa, Napa, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Augustus Hansen
Ethel May Topping
Marriage: 21 December 1908
Dorothy Carla Hansen
Wallace Charles Hansen
Phyllis Mae Hansen
Harold LeRoy Hansen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 December 1908Napa, California, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 3
    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
    1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station
    Age 4
    Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
    1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor
    Age 16
    A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

    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 (13)

    • Charles Hausen in household of William Topping, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Charles Augustus Hansen, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"
    • Chas Hanson in household of John Griffith, "United States Census, 1900"

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