When Peder Johan Hansen was born on 31 May 1815, in Herringløse, Hvedstrup, Sømme, København, Denmark, his father, Hans Hendrichsen, was 45 and his mother, Anna Jorgensen, was 35. He married Annie Nielsen on 24 August 1843, in Fløng, Roskilde, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Sengeløse, Smørum, København, Denmark in 1860 and South Cottonwood, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 20 December 1892, in Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Murray Cemetery, Murray, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.
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.
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The Story of how the Peder Hansen Family Joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and came to Utah Aunt Mary Proctor was the only member of the original Hansen family that came from …
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