Johanna Hansen

Brief Life History of Johanna

When Johanna Hansen was born on 3 May 1843, in Vejle, Nørvang, Vejle, Denmark, her father, Matthias Hansen, was 27 and her mother, Elisabeth Pedersdatter Darum, was 36. She married Jens Christian Lauritsen Breinholt on 13 February 1866, in Circle Valley, Piute, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Vejle, Denmark for about 15 years. She died on 21 December 1920, in Redmond, Sevier, Utah, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Redmond, Sevier, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jens Christian Lauritsen Breinholt
Johanna Hansen
Marriage: 13 February 1866
Hans Christian Breinholt
James Christian Breinholt
Hulda Sardinia Breinholt
Louis Martin Breinholt
Johanne Sophia Breinholt
Daniel Hilbert Breinholt
Eudora Elizabeth Breinholt
Anton Mayberry Breinholt
Francis Marion Breinholt
Malinda Catherine Breinholt

Sources (50)

  • Hanne Mathesen in household of Mathies Hansen, "Denmark Census, 1845"
  • Utah, Death and Military Death Certificates, 1904-1961
  • Johanna Breinholt, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"

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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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James Christian and Anna Margaret Frandsen Breinholt

Our father, James Christian (Chris) Breinholt was the second child of Jens Christian Larsen and Johanna Hansen Breinholt. He was born in Ephraim, Utah on August 3, 1969. James was from a family of s …

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