Niels Peter Hansen

10 March 1859–29 November 1896 (Age 37)
Sengeløse, Copenhagen, Denmark

The Life Summary of Niels Peter

When Niels Peter Hansen was born on 10 March 1859, in Sengeløse, Copenhagen, Denmark, his father, Peder Johan Hansen, was 43 and his mother, Annie Nielsen, was 40. He married Christine Mary Halling on 23 February 1882, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Sengeløse, Smørum, Copenhagen, Denmark in 1860 and Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 10 years. He died on 29 November 1896, in College Ward, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 37, and was buried in Hyrum City Cemetery, Hyrum, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Niels Peter Hansen
Christine Mary Halling
Marriage: 23 February 1882
Annie Luella Hansen
Peter Raymond Hansen
John Clyde Hansen
Maren Elvira Hansen
Vesta Margaret Hansen
Elizabeth Edna Hansen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 February 1882Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 4
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1868 · Magasin Du Nord
    Age 9
    Magasin is a Danish chain of department stores that was founded in 1868 in Copenhagen and still exists today. They can be found in Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, and the UK.
    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 11
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    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 LIFE OF CHRISTINE MARY HALLING HANSEN by Luella Hansen Smellie, granddaughter

    THE LIFE OF CHRISTINE MARY HALLING HANSEN AKA MARY CHRISTINE HALLING HANSEN -- She went by the name Mary (1865-1938) By a granddaughter, Luella Hansen Smellie, an account of my grandmother’s life …

    Sources (27)

    • Niels Peder Pedersen in household of Peder Hansen, "Denmark Census, 1860"
    • Peter Hansen in entry for John Edgar Daley and Elizabeth Edna Hansen, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Niels Peter Hansen in entry for Marin Elvira Dahle, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"

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