Son of Jens Hansen and Charlotte Sophia Dorthea Petersen (Mickelsen). Born Sept. 14, 1850, Roskeld, Denmark. Came to Utah September, 1853, with father. Married Mary Leonora Morley Jan. 3, 1870, Salt Lake City (daughter of Isaac Morley and Hannah Blaisley Finch of Montague, Mass., pioneers 1847). She was born March 26, 1852.
Their children: Hannah Charlotte b. March 4, 1871, m. John William McDonald; Effie Leonora b. June 20, 1872, m. Christian Christiansen; Jens Isaac b. Nov. 11, 1874, d. infant; Lafayette b. Dec. 31, 1875, m. Effie Pulsipher; Ellen b. Feb. 18, 1877, m. John Frederick Larsen; Edwinetta b. Feb. 6, 1879, d. child; Hans Willis b. Sept. 13, 1881, d. child; Mary Rosalind b. Feb. 7, 1885, m. Leroy Livingston; Joseph Morley b. May 21, 1887, d. child; Lucy Cordelia b. June 1, 1889; Francis Leon b. Sept. 1, 1892.
Family home Molen (Ferron), Utah. High priest; counselor to Bishops
Lyman S. Beach and Hans Peter Rasmussen; presiding elder of Molen ward;
Sunday school superintendent; ward chorister; president Y. M. M. I. A. Has
assisted in making canals, wagon roads, and in developing the country in
and around Manti and Ferron. Black Hawk Indian war veteran. Farmer and