Hans Hansen Bergen

1610–30 May 1654 (Age 44)
Bergen, Hordaland, Norway

The Life of Hans Hansen

When Hans Hansen Bergen was born in 1610, in Bergen, Hordaland, Norway, his father, Hans Nilsson Bergen, was 27 and his mother, Marta Jonassdotter, was 27. He married Sarah Jorise Rapalje in 1639, in New Amsterdam, New Netherland. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He immigrated to New Amsterdam, New Netherland in 1635. He died on 30 May 1654, in Wallabout Bay, New York County, New York, United States, at the age of 44, and was buried in New York County, New York Colony, British Colonial America.

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Family Time Line

Hans Hansen Bergen
1610–1654
Sarah Jorise Rapalje
1625–1685
Marriage: 1639
Hans Hansen Bergen IV
1639–1649
Annetje Hanse Bergen
1640–1677
Breckjte Hansen Bergen
1642–1742
Jan Hansen Bergen
1644–1715
Michael Hansen Bergen
1645–1731
Jorise Hansen Bergen
1649–1731
Maritje Hansen Bergen
1651–1722
Catalyn Hansen Bergen
1653–1653
Jacob Hansen Bergen
1653–1731

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1639
New Amsterdam, New Netherland
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Name Meaning

1 Dutch: topographic name for someone who lived on or by a hill, or a habitational name from any of various places named with this word.2 German: inflected variant of Berg (originally after a preposition, as in an or zu Bergen).3 Swedish: variant of Berg .

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

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Hans Hansen Bergen Find A Grave Memorial# 72495189

Hans Hansen Bergen Birth: 1619, Norway Death: 1654 Brooklyn Kings County (Brooklyn) New York, USA HANS. HANSEN BERGEN resided for some years in New Amsterdam (now New York), where he owned and proba …

Sources (3)

  • Hans Hansen Bergen, "Find A Grave Index"
  • North America, Family Histories, 1500-2000
  • Netherlands, Baptism Index, 1557-1902

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