Anna Kristian Hansen

Brief Life History of Anna Kristian

When Anna Kristian Hansen was born on 27 March 1837, in Denmark, her father, Hans Pedersen, was 34 and her mother, Karen Marie Jensdr, was 30. She married Anders Madsen Hansen on 11 January 1867, in Leeds, Columbia, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Merton, Steele, Minnesota, United States in 1870 and Merton Township, Steele, Minnesota, United States in 1880. She died on 12 May 1897, in Owatonna, Steele, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Steele, Minnesota, United States.

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Anders Madsen Hansen
Anna Kristian Hansen
Marriage: 11 January 1867
Molizzie or Melissa F. Hansen
Herman F. Hanson
Ange Margaretta Hansen
Emma Patrina Hanson

Sources (17)

  • Anna K Hansen, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Anna K Hanson, "Minnesota, County Deaths, 1850-2001"
  • Kristine Hansen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

World Events (8)


U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

The Casino Theatre was built as an entertainment center by Georg Carstensen but was converted into a theatre in 1848. After many years of never gaining popularity, it was closed in 1937 and demolished in 1960.


Historical Boundaries: 1854: Rice, Minnesota Territory, United States 1855: Steele, Minnesota Territory, United States 1858: Steele, Minnesota, United States

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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