Karen Hansen

1 June 1835–
Sør-Odal, Hedmark, Norway

The Life of Karen

When Karen Hansen was born on 1 June 1835, her father, Hans Haugnesen Delbekk, was 35 and her mother, Kari Olsdatter Almaasen, was 38.

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Hans Haugnesen Delbekk
Kari Olsdatter Almaasen
Ole Hansen
Eli Hansdatter Bretterud
Hans Hansen Almåsen
Marthe Hansen
Marthe Hansdatter
Karen Hansen
Christine Hansdatter
Susane Olava Hansdatter Bretterud

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World Events (7)

1843 · Edvard Grieg

Age 8

Birth year of renown musical composer and pianist. Born in Bergen, Norway. Musical composer and pianist whose music is known worldwide. His use and development of Norwegian folk music in his own compositions brought the music of Norway to develop a national identity,
1845 · Nonconformist Act

Age 10

The Nonconformist Act recognized Christian dissenter churches. It became legal to organize churches of other denominations.
1867 · Emigration lists

Age 32

Earliest passenger lists begin in 1867 for the ports of Oslo and Trondheim. Other ports followed.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, Dutch, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Hans .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Karen Hansen, "Norway, Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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