Obit: Hanson, Haakon/Haken/Hakon (1870? – 1939)


Surnames: Hanson, Moe

---------Source: La Crosse Tribune, page 10 of the Sunday, Sept. 3, 1939

Hanson, Haaken/Haken/Hakon (1870? – 1 SEP 1939)

Haaken (Haken / Hakon) Hanson, La Crosse, Rt. 1, passed away at a local hospital Friday evening at the age of 70? years.

Funeral services will be held Monday at 11 a.m., at the Hellwig-Morris Funeral chapel, the Rev. George Ulvilden officiating. Interment will be made in the Oak Grove cemetery.

Hillview Cemetery
La Crosse
La Crosse County
Wisconsin, USA
Plot: bl 1 lot 2 site 318

The September 17, 1939 (2 weeks after Haakon Hanson died), The La Crosse Tribune ran the article below concerning King Haakon of Norway.  Was Haakon named for one of that king's fore-fathers?

1905 Wisconsin State Census, Neillsville, Clark, Wisconsin, Page: 338

Carl Hanson, white, single, male
Parent 1 Birthplace: Norway
Parent 2 Birthplace: Norway

Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
Hannah Moe Head F 64y Norway (she had a second marriage Edward Moe who died in 1903.  She is buried in the Neillsville, Wis., City Cemetery as “Hanson”)
Hakon Hanson Son M 35y (Wisconsin
Carl Hanson Son M 28y Wisconsin
Olive Hanson D F 25y Wisconsin

Family Research (we do not know if these records have anything to do with the family above).


Wisconsin Marriages

BioM: Nelson, Clara (1900)

Wisconsin, Marriages

Name: Hans Hanson
Spouse's Name: Clara Nelson
Event Date: 24 May 1900
Event Place: Rock, Wisconsin
Father's Name: Haakon Hanson
Mother's Name: Karen Martensen
Spouse's Father's Name: Nels Nelson
Spouse's Mother's Name: Jenson



Lansing. la, — (Special)—Mrs. Marie Dahly and granddaughter, Joan Glynn, are spending several weeks in Sioux Falls, S.D., with Dr. and Mrs. Herbert Dahly and Mrs. L. J. Houska and family, son and daughter of Mrs. Dahly. Mrs. Karen Hanson who celebrated her 96th birthday a month ago, is ill at the home of her daughte, Mrs. Sever Johnson, suffering a stroke.  La Crosse Tribune And Leader Press June 10, 1938


Mrs. Karen Hanson
Lansing, Ia.

Although Mrs, Hanson has lived a rather uneventful life, it has been a long one. Born on May 10, 1842, she is more than 97 years of age. She came from Norway, has never learned to speak English. La Crosse Tribune And Leader Press November 26, 1939


Allamakee Resident Has 97th Birthday--Lansing, la. (Special) Mrs. Karen Hanson celebrated her 97th birthday Wednesday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Sever Johnson.  Mrs. Hanson is the oldest resident of Allnmakee county. She enjoys fair health and although a resident of the county for many years she still speaks only her mother tongue. She has three daughters, Mrs. Johnson, of Lansing, Mrs. Lars Hanson of Waukon, Mrs. Albert Nelson of Cumberland, Wis.. and a son Cornelius of Waukon, besides 14 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. During the (party) she was visited by her, niece Mrs. William Kehr and friends. La Crosse Tribune And Leader Press May 11, 1939



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