Sunday, August 12, 2012

CHRISTENA HANSEN (SCHOW) 1843-1927

[Ancestral Link: Ira Michael Schow, son of Christena Hansen (Schow).]

From Biography of Ira Michael Schow

Christena Hansen "was born 9 April 1843 at Hensinge, Denmark. She was a good housekeeper and as my mother tells me, had everything to keep house with. She was a great hand at having her shelves well stocked. They were blessed with nine children."

Written by Edna Schow Jones

Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel, 1847-1868Hansen, Christina
Birth Date: 9 April 1843
Death Date: 15 July 1927
Gender: Female
Age: 19
Company: 1847-1868 (Unknown Year of Travel)

Pioneer Information:
The Hansen family came to Utah in either 1862 or 1863.  They likely came in 1862, the year they sailed to America.  Further research is needed to narrow the year of their travel.

Sources:
Family Search
Utah State Death Certificate, Utah State Archives
Found on lds.org/churchhistory
Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel (1847-1868)






CHRISTINA HANSEN
Skilled seamstress. Cross the plains in 1862. Her mother and two elder sisters died enroute. Made the first U.S. flag for Mantua town, Utah, entirely hand sewn. Died at 84 of ceberal hemorrhage, according to the Ward Membership Records.
Found on FamilyTree.org
CHRISTINA HANSEN, MORMON PIONEER OVERLAND TRAVEL, 1862
Christina Hansen Birth Date: 9 Apr 1843 Death Date: 15 July 1927 Olan N. Liljenquist Company (1862) Age: 19
Found on FamilyTree.org

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