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Offline Ashnz

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Peter Hansen Wisconsin
« on: Saturday 22 June 19 00:30 BST (UK) »
Hello there,

I am doing this on behalf of a friend, who does not like computers. But if you have any questions, I am more than happy to ask them.

What they are wishing to find information on what happened to their great great uncle Peder Hansen (aka Peter Hansen). He was born Denmark on March 2, 1859 and came to the USA in July, 1882 with his 2 brothers Preben (born 1860) and Mads (born 1864).

They initially settled in Ashland, Wisonsin. And while the history is known about Mads and Preben... not a lot id known about Peter. If he married or when he died etc. The last thing known about Peter is that he became Sheriff of Ashland County... at a guess, about 1900.

Please find attached a card with Peter's bid to be Sheriff. Any help or assistance would be wonderful.

With warmest regards, Ashley
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Re: Peter Hansen Wisconsin
« Reply #1 on: Saturday 22 June 19 01:37 BST (UK) »
You state that Mads and Preben initially settled in Ashland County, WI.  What other information do you have on them?  Where did they settle?  Dates and places of death?  Do you know the names of their parents?  Any further information might help to reveal info on Peter.
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Re: Peter Hansen Wisconsin
« Reply #2 on: Saturday 22 June 19 02:12 BST (UK) »
Hi Genealiza,

I found this: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MMVT-5NP

His mother was Bertha Marie Hanson, who died in 1918.

His brother Preben married Cristina and they had a daughter Mary Hansen born in 1887. They finally seattled in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Mads married Petra Hansen and they finally settled in Portland, Oregon. He died July 17, 1915 in Portland.
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Re: Peter Hansen Wisconsin
« Reply #3 on: Saturday 22 June 19 04:15 BST (UK) »

I found this: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MMVT-5NP

Mads married Petra Hansen and they finally settled in Portland, Oregon. He died July 17, 1915 in Portland.

Assuming that is the Peater Hansen you seek in the 1900 census, it appears that family, like his brother Mads, also ended up settling in Portland, Oregon.

1900 census: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MMVT-5NP

1910 census: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MLYL-NF9

1920 census: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M488-TXH

1930 census: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XCS9-DQP

1940  wife Lena listed as widowed

1940 census: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VRTV-XDW

Peter died in Dec 1935 -obit below

Death: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VZWG-L9Z

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Son Louis

Married living at same address as parents in 1910

1910 census: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MLYL-NF3

WWI Draft:  https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K6ZT-TFK

1930 census: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XCS9-V4Y

1940 census: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VRRF-MHH

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Oregonian
Portland, Oregon
December 12, 1935

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Re: Peter Hansen Wisconsin
« Reply #4 on: Saturday 22 June 19 05:50 BST (UK) »
Peter's wife Lena/Line died 11 March 1943.

Death: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VZWS-NMQ

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Portland, Oregon
March 13, 1943

Obit: http://www.rootschat.com/links/01nyn/

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Their son Louis died in 1958.

Death: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VZ43-JD7

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Re: Peter Hansen Wisconsin
« Reply #5 on: Saturday 22 June 19 23:42 BST (UK) »
Thanks RJ137 - I shall pass that information on  :D
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