Caroline Martine Andersen

1 July 1836–9 September 1864 (Age 28)
Randers, Sankt Mortens, Randers, Denmark

The Life Summary of Caroline Martine

Caroline Martine Andersen was born on 1 July 1836, in Randers, Sankt Mortens, Randers, Denmark as the daughter of Morten Andersen Dahl and Johanne Christensen. She married Carl Kielgaard Hansen on 5 October 1860, in Sæby, Hjørring, Denmark. She died on 9 September 1864, in Wyoming, United States, at the age of 28.

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Family Time Line

Carl Kielgaard Hansen
Caroline Martine Andersen
Marriage: 5 October 1860

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 October 1860Sæby, Hjørring, Denmark
  • Parents and Siblings



    World Events (4)

    Age 10
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)
    Age 11
    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.
    1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks
    Age 23
    The Copenhagen Waterworks was the first waterworks in Denmark and served the community until 1951. It was one of the first buildings to be built outside Copenhagen's old city walls.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Niels, Lars, Nels, Per, Anders, Holger, Jorgen, Thor, Bjorn, Helmer, Alf.Norwegian, Danish, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Anders, a vernacular form of Andreas . Compare Anderson 1.Americanized form of Norwegian, North German, and very rare Danish patronymic Anderssen, a cognate of 1 above. Compare Andersson 2.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Letter sent to Carl Kielgaard Hansen from Salt Lake City to Denmark recounting the death of his wife Caroline Martine Andersen 1864

    First Letter from Trine Marie Hold. Salt Lake, Utah 28, Sept. 1864, Dear Brother Hansen:- I will take the time, …

    Sources (10)

    • Caroline Hansen in entry for Charles Keilgaard Hansen, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"
    • Parish birth record for Caroline
    • Carl Keilgaard Hansen & Caroline Marthine Andersen, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"

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