John Hansink

Brief Life History of John

When John Hansink was born on 4 November 1826, in Zwolle, Overijssel, Netherlands, his father, Gerrit Hansink, was 55 and his mother, Catharina Schuts, was 26. He married Maria Johanna Vernhout on 4 May 1854, in Zwolle, Overijssel, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 9 April 1879, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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John Hansink
Maria Johanna Vernhout
Marriage: 4 May 1854
Gerrit Hansen
Kaatje Hansen
Hendrik Jan Hansen
Gerridina Hansen
John Hansink

Sources (26)

  • Netherlands, Birth Index, 1787-1915
  • Utah, Death and Military Death Certificates, 1904-1961
  • Johannes Hanzink, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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Name Meaning

North German: patronymic from Hans .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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