Bant Ole Hanson

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Bant Ole Hanson

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Arendal, Aust-Agder, Norway
Death: Died in Bath, ME, USA
Cause of death: pulmonary edema caused by arterial sclerosis
Place of Burial: Oak Grove Cemetery, Bath, ME, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Ole Hansen and Evine Susanne Berntsdatter
Husband of Emily Ann Hanson
Father of Christena Eugenia Rogers; Henry Wallace Hanson, Sr.; Susan May Hanson; Jessie Imogene Hanson; Dr. Millard Parker Hanson and 4 others
Brother of Christena Bolette Hanson; Susanna Olina Jane Hanson; Mary Eleanor Spooner; Annie Hanson; Olina Hanson and 2 others

Occupation: ship carpenter, then a bank clerk immigrated 12/1873
Managed by: Kristin Lyle Roca
Last Updated:

About Bant Ole Hanson

Bant was a Master Free Mason up until about 1894 and was on the town of Bath, Me city council in 1891

Bant was a Naval Architect. He designed many ships and schooners that included The Wyoming and the Dunham Wheeler while he worked at Percy & Small. He also worked at Bath Iron Works and a few other yards as he was hired by different shipyards thoughout the years.Besides drawing up the designs for the ships he was also the moulder(model maker) making half models of all the ships he designed (one of his half model exists today with Fred C. Boyd, his grandson, who currently lives in Hartford ,CT. Sadly we do not know which schooner.).Bant also was in charge of hand selecting all of the wood used in the building of these ships he designed. He was a master craftsman and very picky.

Ships designed by Bant: 1.Wyoming 2.Esther Ann 3. Wiley 4. Dunham Wheeler and many more

I found youtube video featuring a still photo at frames 2:38 to 2:50 check it out he is possibly top row 3rd from left white moustache http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8PiQIposdDM

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Hanson&GSiman=1&GSst=23&GSsr=81&GRid=61651450&

Bant's death certificate spelled his mothers name Susanna E. Aeinerson.

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Bant Ole Hanson's Timeline

1849
March 4, 1849
Arendal, Aust-Agder, Norway
1872
June 9, 1872
Age 23
August 6, 1872
Age 23
Sherman, Aroostook, Maine, United States
1873
December 20, 1873
Age 24
Damariscotta-Newcastle, ME, USA
1876
October 1, 1876
Age 27
1878
November 10, 1878
Age 29
1880
September 3, 1880
Age 31
1883
August 19, 1883
Age 34
1887
May 10, 1887
Age 38
1892
February 14, 1892
Age 42