Christian James Hansen

14 April 1878–20 January 1952 (Age 73)
Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Christian James

When Christian James Hansen was born on 14 April 1878, in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States, his father, Willard Snow Hansen, was 21 and his mother, Maria Larsen, was 21. He married Karen Marie Nielsen on 23 June 1909, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Garland, Box Elder, Utah, United States for about 10 years and Logan Election Precinct, Cache, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 20 January 1952, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Christian James Hansen
Karen Marie Nielsen
Marriage: 23 June 1909
Mavis Marie Hansen
Boyd Christian Hansen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 June 1909Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 3
    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.
    1884 · Logan Temple Dedication
    Age 6
    On May 17, 1884, the Logan temple was dedicated by John Taylor. It was the only temple dedicated by him and was the second temple in Utah. The temple went under a major reconstruction project in 1976 to increase the capacity of the rooms inside and was rededicated in 1979 by Spencer W. Kimball.
    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 20
    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    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

    Karen Nielsen - Husband and Children

    I have been very thankful I came to America, here I met a most wonderful husband, he has always been devoted to me and we have worked together in every kind of weather and we loved each other very dea …

    Sources (20)

    • Christian James Hansen, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • C J Hansen in entry for Kinder Jay Bennett and Mavis Marie Hansen, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Christian James Hansen, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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