Charles Thoriald Hansen

Brief Life History of Charles Thoriald

When Charles Thoriald Hansen was born on 13 March 1891, in Copenhagen, København, Denmark, his father, August Hansen, was 36 and his mother, Elna Pehrsdotter, was 37. He married Astrid Charlotte Pedersen on 30 November 1918, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He lived in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1930 and Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 31 March 1957, in Orange, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Charles Thoriald Hansen
1891–1957
Astrid Charlotte Pedersen
1897–1977
Marriage: 30 November 1918

Sources (15)

  • Charles Thorvald Hansen, "Denmark Census, 1901"
  • Charles Thorvald Hansen, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Charles T Hansen, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

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.

1896 · Utah becomes a state

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition, that all forms of polygamy were to be banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

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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