Mary Laura Hansen

17 April 1857–23 January 1944 (Age 86)
Herringløse, Hvedstrup, Sømme, Copenhagen, Denmark

The Life Summary of Mary Laura

When Mary Laura Hansen was born on 17 April 1857, in Herringløse, Hvedstrup, Sømme, Copenhagen, Denmark, her father, Peder Johan Hansen, was 41 and her mother, Annie Nielsen, was 38. She married Royal Proctor on 10 November 1886, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1900 and Salt Lake City Ward 3, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1910. She died on 23 January 1944, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Royal Proctor
Mary Laura Hansen
Marriage: 10 November 1886
Loretta Mae Proctor
Hazel Lorraine Proctor
Marie Lisle Proctor
Royal Proctor
Nora Lanette Proctor
James Rulon Proctor
Emma Daisy Proctor
Marian Beattie Proctor
Kenneth Moroni Proctor
Joseph Douglas Proctor

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 November 1886Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks
    Age 2
    The Copenhagen Waterworks was the first waterworks in Denmark and served the community until 1951. It was one of the first buildings to be built outside Copenhagen's old city walls.
    1859 · Copenhagen Zoo
    Age 2
    The Copenhagen Zoo was founded in 1859 and is one of the oldest zoos in Europe. It was founded by a ornithologist named Niels Kjaebolling and the first animals that were at the opening were eagles, chickens, ducks, owls, rabbits, a fox, a seal and a turtle. The oldest building still is in use as a stable for the yak exibit. It is open everyday from 9:00am to 8:00pm (20:00).
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 24
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    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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    Story Highlight

    Memories of Peder Hansen and Annie Nielsen Hansen Written by their daughter Mary Hansen (Proctor)

    Memories of Peder Hansen and Annie Nielsen Hansen Written by their daughter Mary Hansen (Proctor) My father was an early pioneer and immigrated to Utah in the early days bringing with him ei …

    Sources (43)

    • BIRTH & CHRISTENING: Marie Pedersdatter, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
    • Marie Pedersd in household of Peder Hansen, "Denmark Census, 1860"
    • Mary Hansen in entry for Virgil H Dillehunt and Marion B Proctor, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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