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