Ariel Wilford Hansen

7 August 1890–23 July 1928 (Age 37)
Manassa, Conejos, Colorado, United States

The Life Summary of Ariel Wilford

When Ariel Wilford Hansen was born on 7 August 1890, in Manassa, Conejos, Colorado, United States, his father, Willard Snow Hansen, was 34 and his mother, Annie Marie Christensen, was 29. He married Gertrude Adele Earl on 7 February 1912, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Collinston, Box Elder, Utah, United States in 1900 and Fielding, Box Elder, Utah, United States for about 10 years. He died on 23 July 1928, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 37, and was buried in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Ariel Wilford Hansen
Gertrude Adele Earl
Marriage: 7 February 1912
Alta Hansen
Ariel Earl Hansen
Adele Hansen
June Hansen
Charles Farrel Hansen
Dolores Hansen

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  • Marriage
    7 February 1912Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station
    Age 1
    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.
    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 6
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
    1901 · Assassination of Mckinley
    Age 11
    President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

    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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    Story Highlight

    MY CASE OF PLEURISY written by Ariel Wilford Hanson

    MY CASE OF PLEURISY This is an account of an illness written by Ariel Wilford Hanson in 1910. This illness was from November, 1909, to June, 1910, and occurred during his mission that he served for …

    Sources (21)

    • Ariel Wilford Hansen, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Ariel W Hansen in household of William S Hansen, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Ariel W. Hansen, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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