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
Mathilda Christoffersen
Marriage: 19 September 1861
Offer Banks Hansen
Ammon Alexander Hansen
Lena Mary Henrietta Hansen
Asher Benjamin Hansen
Matilda Hansen
Joseph Lars Hansen
Joseph Lars Hansen
Ida Matilda Hansen
Remes Peter Hansen
William Andrew Hansen
Charles Frederick Hansen
George Samuel Hansen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 September 1861
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    World Events (8)

    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.
    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.

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    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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