Lars Hansen

15 September 1842–16 August 1911 (Age 68)
Skovkrogen, Dreslette, Båg, Odense, Denmark

The Life Summary of Lars

When Lars Hansen was born on 15 September 1842, in Skovkrogen, Dreslette, Båg, Odense, Denmark, his father, Rasmus Hansen, was 33 and his mother, Lene Dorthea Hansdatter, was 33. He married Mathilda Christoffersen on 19 September 1861. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Kootenay County, British Columbia, Canada in 1911. He died on 16 August 1911, in Grand Forks, Kootenay Boundary, British Columbia, Canada, at the age of 68, and was buried in Grand Forks, Kootenay Boundary, British Columbia, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Lars Hansen
1842–1911
Mathilda Christoffersen
1840–1908
Marriage: 19 September 1861
Offer Banks Hansen
1862–1903
Ammon Alexander Hansen
1864–1893
Lena Mary Henrietta Hansen
1866–1919
Asher Benjamin Hansen
1868–1937
Matilda Hansen
1870–1946
Joseph Lars Hansen
1871–1871
Joseph Lars Hansen
1873–1934
Ida Matilda Hansen
1875–1946
Remes Peter Hansen
1877–1955
William Andrew Hansen
1879–1949
Charles Frederick Hansen
1882–1971
George Samuel Hansen
1885–1964

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 September 1861
  • Children

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1846
    Age 4
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)
    Age 5
    The Casino Theatre was built as an entertainment center by Georg Carstensen but was converted into a theatre in 1848. After many years of never gaining popularity, it was closed in 1937 and demolished in 1960.
    1863
    Age 21
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Hanse
    Hans

    Sources (34)

    • Lars Rasmussen in household of Rasmus Hansen, "Denmark Census, 1850"
    • Lars Hansen in entry for Edwin John Brown and Ida M Harris, "Canada, British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932; 1937-1938"
    • Lars Hansen in entry for Henrietta Womack, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"

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