Christian Olsen Hansen

18 November 1832–8 July 1920 (Age 87)
Brorfelde, Kvanløse, Holbæk, Denmark

The Life Summary of Christian Olsen

When Christian Olsen Hansen was born on 18 November 1832, in Brorfelde, Kvanløse, Holbæk, Denmark, his father, Ole Hansen, was 43 and his mother, Karen Christensdatter, was 35. He married Johanna Jeppeson on 29 March 1862, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Kvanløse, Merløse, Holbæk, Denmark for about 26 years. He died on 8 July 1920, in Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Christian Olsen Hansen
Johanna Jeppeson
Marriage: 29 March 1862
Josephine Hansen
Peter Christian Hansen
John Jeppson Hansen
Martin Hansen
Martin Hansen
Matilda Charlotta Hansen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 March 1862Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 4
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    Age 14
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks
    Age 27
    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.

    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

    The Three Hansen Brothers Came to America from Denmark

    The three sons of Ole and Karen Hansen (Hans Olsen Hansen, Christian Olsen Hansen and Lars Olsen Hansen) born in Holbaek, Denmark. They lived in Tollose Denmark. One of the brothers, Hans, fought in t …

    Sources (25)

    • Christen Olsen in household of Ole Hansen, "Denmark Census, 1840"
    • Chris O Hansen, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Christ O. Hansen in entry for Martin Hansen, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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