Amy Hansen

14 September 1852–23 April 1889 (Age 36)
Glenwood, Mills, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Amy

When Amy Hansen was born on 14 September 1852, in Glenwood, Mills, Iowa, United States, her father, Niels Hansen, was 46 and her mother, Marilla Terry, was 29. She married Almon Draper on 11 December 1866, in Rockville, Washington, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 8 daughters. She lived in Rockville Election Precinct, Kane, Utah, United States in 1870 and Kane, Utah, United States in 1880. She died on 23 April 1889, in Springdale, Washington, Utah, United States, at the age of 36, and was buried in Rockville Cemetery, Rockville, Washington, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Almon Draper
1846–1919
Amy Hansen
1852–1889
Marriage: 11 December 1866
Elzina Jane Draper
1867–1898
Sarah Cecilia Draper
1870–1892
Marilla Sophrona Draper
1872–1949
Martha Ambrosia Draper
1875–1938
Anastasia Draper
1878–1883
Nellie Hansen Draper
1881–1957
Cornelia Draper
1883–1886
Erastus Almon Draper
1886–1974
Alvira Draper
1889–1889

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 December 1866Rockville, Washington, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (7)

    1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
    Age 5
    The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.
    1863
    Age 11
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1867 · The Burtis Opera House
    Age 15
    The Burtis Opera House opened in Davenport and could easily hold an audience of 1,600. It was a widely used facility and Mark Twain filled the house when he spoke on tour in 1869. It was also used to house Susan B. Anthony when she lectured on the woman's right to vote. The Quad City Symphony Orchestra played its first concert as the new Tri-City Symphony in the Opera House. An arsonist set fire to the building on the evening of April 26, 1921, and the building was severely destroyed. The building was rebuilt but was no longer used as an opera house.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Hanse
    Hans

    Story Highlight

    A sketch of the life of Julia Hansen Hall

    A sketch of the life of Julia Hansen Hall Written by herself in 1934 I was born near Glenwood, Mills County, Iowa on January 28, 1860. The following year I came to Utah with my mother, brothers, a …

    Sources (20)

    • Amy Hanson in household of Nelson Hanson, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Amy Hansen in entry for G H Mcfarland and Martha Draper, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Amy Hansen in entry for Nellie H Draper Flanigan, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"

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