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 W. 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 W. Draper
Amy Hansen
Marriage: 11 December 1866
Elzina Jane Draper
Sarah Cecilia Draper
Marilla Sophrona Draper
Martha Ambrosia Draper
Anastasia Draper
Nellie Hansen Draper
Cornelia Draper
Erastus Almon Draper
Alvira Draper

Spouse and Children

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


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    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    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.
    Age 10
    Historical Boundaries: 1862: Washington, Utah Territory, United States 1864: Kane, Utah Territory, United States 1883: Washington, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Washington, Utah, United States
    Age 11
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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

    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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