Family:Whitney, Myrtle Frances (1870-1954)

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Myrtle Frances Whitney (James, Jacob M., James), daughter of James and Emily Amelia (Haynes) Whitney, was born Apr 1870, New Rochelle, IL, and died after 1910, and probably before 1920.

She married 6 Dec 1894, Christian Hansen. He was born Apr 1858, Denmark, and died after 1910, and probably before 1920.

She graduated from a Quaker seminary. She later moved to Kansas.

He was a Quaker minister. Family word of mouth says Christian was a distant relative of Queen Christina of Denmark. In 1902 they moved to Chandler, OK. They bought a quarter section of land from Eugene Dye. They cleared land for crops. Their children attended school at the Old Columbia schoolhouse near Chandler, OK. The schoolhouse also served as the local social gathering place.

Children of Christian and Myrtle Frances (Whitney) Hansen:

i. Ralph W. Hansen, b. Oct 1894, Union, KS.
ii. Roscoe L. Hansen, b. Mar 1895, Union, KS; m. Emily -----.
iii. Helen C. Hansen, b. Aug 1897, Union, KS.
iv. Hazel M. Hansen, b. Nov 1898, Union, KS.
v. Carl Edgar Hansen, b. Nov 1899, Union, KS; m. Mella -----.
vi. Mildred Agnes Hansen, b. 1901, OK.
vii. Max C. Hansen, b. 1904, OK; living 1920.
viii. John F. Hansen, b. 1907, OK.
ix. Robert Hansen, b. 1909, OK.
x. Mabel Hansen, b. 1910, OK.

Census

  • 1900, Union, Jefferson Co., KS:

204 206 Hansen, Christian Head W M Apr 1858 42 m6 Denmark Denmark Denmark 1880 20 Pa Farmer yes yes yes O F F 66 ------, Myrtle F. Wife W F Apr 1870 30 m6 5ch 5liv Illinois New York New York 1880 yes yes yes ------, Ralph W. Son W M Oct 1894 5 sgl Kansas Denmark Illinois ------, Roscoe L. Son W M Mar 1895 4 sgl Kansas Denmark Illinois ------, Helen C. Dau W F Aug 1897 2 sgl Kansas Denmark Illinois ------, Hazel M. Dau W F Nov 1898 1 sgl Kansas Denmark Illinois ------, Caryl Son W M Nov 1899 6/12 sgl Kansas Denmark Illinois

  • 1910, Osage, Lincoln Co., OK.

1 1 Hanson, Christian Head M W 52 m1 16 Denmark Denmark Denmark Farmer General farming yes yes O M F ------, Myrtle F. Wife F W 40 m1 16 9 9 Illinois New York New York None yes yes ------, Ralph W. Son M W 15 sgl Kansas Denmark Illinois None yes yes yes ------, Rosco L. Son M W 14 sgl Kansas Denmark Illinois None yes yes yes ------, Helen C. Dau F W 12 sgl Kansas Denmark Illinois None yes yes yes ------, Hazle M. Dau F W 11 sgl Kansas Denmark Illinois None yes yes yes ------, Cayrl E. Son M W 10 sgl Kansas Denmark Illinois None yes yes yes ------, Mildred A. Dau F W 9 sgl Kansas Denmark Illinois None yes yes yes ------, Max C. Son M W 5 sgl Oklahoma Denmark Illinois None ------, John F. Son M W 2 sgl Oklahoma Denmark Illinois None ------, Robert Son M W 1 sgl Oklahoma Denmark Illinois None

Notes

There is not now any place named New Rochelle, IL. There is a Rochelle, Ogle County, IL.

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