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  • Agnes Libby (c.1648 - aft.1718)
    PLEASE NOTE: Agnes, wife of John Libby Jr., was not a Hanson by birth. Her maiden name is unknown. Thomas Hanson of Dover, NH (d. 1666) and his wife, Mary, had six children: Tobias, Thomas, Isaac, Timo...
  • Albert Hanson (deceased)
  • Alexander Contee Hanson (1749 - 1806)
    Alexander Contee Hanson was a member of one of the leading families in colonial Maryland. His father was president of the Congress of the United States under the Articles of Confederation and his son w...
  • Sen. Alexander Contee Hanson, Jr. (1786 - 1819)
    Contee Hanson (February 27, 1786 – April 23, 1819) was an American lawyer, publisher, and statesman. He represented the third district of Maryland in the U.S. House, and the state of Maryland in the U....

About the Hanson surname


This last name was originally a typical Scandinavian Patronymic: For Scandinavian families it was only introduced as a last name or family name around 1850-1900.