Adena Hansen

1 June 1898–10 October 1974 (Age 76)
Blair, Washington, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Adena

When Adena Hansen was born on 1 June 1898, in Blair, Washington, Nebraska, United States, her father, Louis Hansen, was 35 and her mother, Mary Beck, was 27. She married Oscar E. Peterson on 2 July 1920, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States. She died on 10 October 1974, in Richmond, Virginia, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Lincoln, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States.

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Oscar E. Peterson
Adena Hansen
Marriage: 2 July 1920

Spouse and Children

2 July 1920
Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Louis Hansen


    Mary Beck




World Events (8)

1899 · USS Shubrick is Launched

Age 1

On March 11, 1899 the USS Shubrick was laid, on October 31, 1899 it was launched. The ship was named after William Branford Shubrick. It was sponsored by Miss Caroline Shubrick and commissioned in 1901 with Lt Allen M Cook in command.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 20

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

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

Sources (3)

  • Adena Hansen Reed, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"
  • 1900 United States Federal Census
  • 1930 United States Federal Census

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