Maren Hansen

Brief Life History of Maren

When Maren Hansen was born on 3 November 1864, in Allese, Odense, Denmark, her father, Henrick 'Henry' Hansen, was 41 and her mother, Ane Nielsdatter, was 43. She died in September 1868, in Plains, New Shoreham, Newport, Rhode Island, British Colonial America, at the age of 3, and was buried in United States.

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Family Time Line

Henrick 'Henry' Hansen
Ane Nielsdatter
Peder Pedersen
Niels Pedersen
Anne Maria Hansen
Hans Hansen
Maren Hansen

Sources (5)

  • Maren Henriksen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Maren Henriksen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Maren Hansen, "Utah Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Database, 1847-1868"

World Events (6)


Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

1865 · The Assassination of a President

"While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

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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