Maren Hansen

16 May 1857–10 February 1948 (Age 90)
Idestrup, Idestrup, Falsters Sønder, Maribo, Denmark

The Life Summary of Maren

When Maren Hansen was born on 16 May 1857, in Idestrup, Idestrup, Falsters Sønder, Maribo, Denmark, her father, Peter Olsen Hansen, was 35 and her mother, Ane Christine Larsen, was 34. She married Laurits Peter Munk on 14 November 1876, in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Bear Lake, Idaho, United States in 1920 and East Montpelier Election Precinct, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States in 1940. She died on 10 February 1948, in Montpelier, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Bennington, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Laurits Peter Munk
Maren Hansen
Marriage: 14 November 1876
Mary Elnora Munk
Ada Christena Munk
Lewis Edgar Munk
Carrie Romina Munk
Lester Peter Munk
Amy Arvilla Munk
Clifford Hansen Munk
Eliza Ann Munk

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 November 1876Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks
    Age 2
    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.
    1863 · Bountiful Tabernacle is Dedicated
    Age 6
    The Bountiful Tabernacle was dedicated by Heber C. Kimball and was one of the first Tabernacles in the territory of Utah. Today the Tabernacle is used to house three wards and the Bountiful stake offices. The building was renovated in 1983 after the ceiling collapsed.
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 24
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    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

    Indian Troubles.

    When Mary was a young baby she was in her small cabin with her mother. Mary's mother was busy preparing dinner while all the men were out in the fields working. A large Indian man came through the doo …

    Sources (38)

    • Maren Pedersen in household of Peder Olsen, "Denmark Census, 1860"
    • Mary Hansen in entry for Asa Athay and Amy Arvilla Munk, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Mary Hansen in entry for Mary Elnora Munk Collett, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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