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Hans Hanson
Marion Twp.

Hans Hanson was born in Rock County, Wis., June 28, 1840. His father and mother were natives of Norway, and are now residing with the subject of this sketch. They removed to Clayton County in 1849, and settled on section 6, Marion Township, where Hans now lives. He owns 228 acres of finely cultivated land, and is classed with the prominent grain and stock-raisers of Clayton County. He was married to Jane G. Swenson in 1867. She was born in Norway, Oct. 8, 1848. Eight children have been born to them - Helen, born Nov. 28, 1867; Ingebreth, Feb. 14, 1869; Gilbert, Oct. 27, 1870; Knute, May 10, 1873; Clara, Sept. 24, 1875; Julia, Nov. 24, 1877; Henry, Jan. 28, 1881, and Elma, Feb. 17, 1882. Mr. Hanson is a member of the Norwegian Lutheran church. He votes the Republican ticket.

source: History of Clayton County, Iowa, 1882, p. 931
transcribed by Sally Scarff and Marlene Chaney


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