Johannes Hansen

Male18 June 1862–8 July 1863

Brief Life History of Johannes

When Johannes Hansen was born on 18 June 1862, in Toreby, Musse, Maribo, Denmark, his father, Hans Hansen, was 36 and his mother, Ane Kjerstine Johansdatter, was 36. He died on 8 July 1863, in Plains, Madera, California, United States, at the age of 1, and was buried in Florence Township, Will, Illinois, United States.

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Hans Hansen
Ane Kjerstine Johansdatter
Hans Hanson Jr.
Ane Hansdatter
Mary Hansen
Birthe Hansdatter
Ane Marie Hansen
Johannes Hansen
Bertha Hannah Hansen
Caroline Hansen

Sources (6)

  • Hans Hansen Family in Denmark 1860 Census
  • Legacy NFS Source: Johannes Hansen - Published information: death: 8 July 1863;
  • Johannes Hansen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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World Events (2)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 1

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

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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