Hans Olin Hansen

9 October 1835–5 October 1920 (Age 84)
Tune, Østfold, Norway

The Life Summary of Hans Olin

When Hans Olin Hansen was born on 9 October 1835, in Tune, Østfold, Norway, his father, Hans Hendriksen, was 47 and his mother, Oleana Maria Jacobsdatter, was 38. He married Mary Alice Cockshott on 8 January 1854. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Beaverhead, Montana, United States in 1880. He died on 5 October 1920, in Hyrum, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Hyrum, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hans Olin Hansen
Mary Alice Cockshott
Marriage: 8 January 1854
Hiram Hansen
Martha Ida Hansen
Mary Alice Hansen
Ellen Hansen
John Olin Hansen
Samuel Hansen
Maria Gunnel Hansen
Moriah Hansen
Joseph Hansen
Emma Hansen
Mina Hansen
Mina Olsen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 January 1854
  • Children


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    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 1
    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.
    1843 · Edvard Grieg
    Age 8
    Birth year of renown musical composer and pianist. Born in Bergen, Norway. Musical composer and pianist whose music is known worldwide. His use and development of Norwegian folk music in his own compositions brought the music of Norway to develop a national identity,
    Age 28
    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

    Faithful church member, tenacious entrepreneur, and entertainer

    Hans was the seventh child in a family of eight. He was reared in a happy home in which family members enjoyed attending the theater and entertaining others with old folk songs and dances of Norway. H …

    Sources (56)

    • Olin Hansen in entry for John Olin Hansen, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Olen Hanson, "United States Census, 1880"
    • H. O. Hansen in entry for Eugene Owen Callahan and Mary Alice Hansen, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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