Hans A Hansen

10 November 1813–31 July 1895 (Age 81)
Ørslev, Vordingborg, Denmark

The Life Summary of Hans A

When Hans A Hansen was born on 10 November 1813, in Ørslev, Vordingborg, Denmark, his father, Hans Pedersen, was 24 and his mother, Ane Hemmingsdatter, was 20. He married Ane Catrine Andersen on 12 December 1845, in Vordingborg, Vordingborg, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Ørslev, Bårse, Præstø, Denmark in 1850. He died on 31 July 1895, in Ephraim, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Pioneer Cemetery, Ephraim, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Hans A Hansen
Ane Catrine Andersen
Marriage: 12 December 1845
Anne Hansen
James Hans Hansen
Anna Marie Hansen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 December 1845Vordingborg, Vordingborg, Denmark
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Denmark cedes Norway to Sweden.
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 6
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 23
    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.

    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

    1854: Ship "Jesse Munn" Hans A. Hansen, wife Ane Catrine and son Jens are on board.

    Journal of Christian J. Larsen: 23rd. We obtained some hot drink and was soon busy in getting our luggage ashore and o board the railroad train. I administered to Sister Tolman, who had a fit or conv …

    Sources (26)

    • Hans Hansen, "Denmark Census, 1850"
    • Hans Hansen in entry for James H. Hansen, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • Hans Hansen, "United States Census, 1880"

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