Hans Hansen

15 July 1811–15 May 1901 (Age 89)
Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark

The Life Summary of Hans

Hans Hansen was born on 15 July 1811, in Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark as the son of Hans. He married Bertha Marie 'Mary' Madsen on 7 May 1843, in Munke Bjergby, Alsted, Sorø, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Kane Township, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States for about 10 years and Hardin Township, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1880. He died on 15 May 1901, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Hardin Township Cemetery, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hans Hansen
1811–1901
Bertha Marie 'Mary' Madsen
1822–1897
Marriage: 7 May 1843
Frederick Hansen
1844–1932
Dr. John Harvey Hansen
1847–1917
Mary Hansen
1849–1921
Oliver Hansen
1851–1922
Sarah Erastusina Hansen
1854–1924
Heittene Hansen
1856–1857
Kennedy Hector Hansen
1858–1943
Caroline Tena Hansen
1863–1952
Julia E Hansen
1868–1955

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World Events (8)

1812
Age 1
War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1814
Age 3
Denmark cedes Norway to Sweden.
1836 · Remember the Alamo
Age 25
Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, Dutch, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Hans .

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

Possible Related Names

Hans
Hanse
Hanson

Story Highlight

"THE GREAT HANDCART TRAIN FROM IOWA CITY TO SALT LAKE CITY"

The following story was penned by Frederick as he recounted his childhood sailing from Denmark to Boston, riding a train to Iowa, and the pulling of a handcart across the Great Plains to Utah. Howeve …

Sources (40)

  • Hans Hanson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Hans Hansen, "United States Census, 1870"
  • H Hanson, "United States Census, 1880"

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