Helene or Helena Olsen

2 April 1844–4 September 1918 (Age 74)
Kleven, Vest-Agder, Norway

The Life Summary of Helene or Helena

When Helene or Helena Olsen was born on 2 April 1844, in Kleven, Vest-Agder, Norway, her father, John Olsen, was 27 and her mother, Johanne Gjertsdatter, was 28. She married Bent Hansen on 11 May 1860, in Blovstrød, Kronborg, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 11 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Mount Pleasant Election Precinct, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 4 September 1918, in Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Bent Hansen
1838–1902
Helene or Helena Olsen
1844–1918
Marriage: 11 May 1860
Josephine Hansen
1861–1940
Bent Hansen
1863–1864
John Henry Hansen
1865–1958
Hannah Christena Hansen
1867–1889
Peter Hansen
1869–1874
Bent Richard Hansen
1871–1933
Leonard Hansen
1873–1953
Ole Hansen
1874–1875
Lydia Cecilia Hansen
1875–1948
Parley Hansen
1875–1941
William Hansen
1880–1962
Hansen
1880–
Frank Hansen
1882–1886
Raphael E Hansen
1884–1886
Helena Hansen
1886–1886

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 May 1860Blovstrød, Kronborg, Denmark
  • Children

    (15)

    +10 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1846
    Age 2
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1857 · Bountiful Tabernacle Groundbreaking
    Age 13
    The groundbreaking of the Bountiful Tabernacle began with the dedicatory prayer given by Lorenzo Snow on a cold February morning in 1857. The building was designed by Augustus Farnham.
    1865
    Age 21
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Nils, Lars, Alf, Thor, Niels, Sven, Jorgen, Helmer, Iver, Arnfinn.Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Ole, a short form of Olaf, Olav (see Olafsen ). This surname is the third most common in Norway. It is also established in northeastern England and in northern Germany. Compare Ohlsen , Olesen , Oleson , and Olson .German (Ölsen): habitational name from any of several places so named, in Saxony, Brandenburg, and the Rhineland.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Ohlsen
    Ollison
    Olafsen
    Olesen
    Oleson

    Story Highlight

    BENT HANSEN SR AND HELENE OLSON HANSEN

    THE HISTORY OF BENT HANSEN SR., AND HELENE OLSON HANSEN Denmark is many, many miles from Mt. Pleasant, Utah, USA. It was in that country, however, that Bent Hansen Sr., was born 6 Marc …

    Sources (20)

    • Helena Olson in entry for Josephine N Candland, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Helena Hanson in household of Bent Hanson, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Helena Olson in entry for Bent Richard Hansen and Eliza Annie Jones, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

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