First Generation

1. Hans1 Hansen was born in Fleusburg, Denmark. Hans died 31 March 1935 in Kaniva, Victoria.

He married Roseann Collins in Lillimur North, Victoria, 1 December 1887. Roseann was born 16 June 1865. Roseann was the daughter of Robert Collins and Catherine Farrelly. Roseann died 18 November 1927 in Kaniva, Victoria, at 62 years of age. Believed to have attended the newly opened school at Penfield in 1874. Residences: Peachey Belt now Penfield and Mount Gambier in South Australia and Kaniva in Victoria. Religion: Roman Catholic

Hans Hansen and Roseann Collins had the following children:

child 2 i. Maud2 Hansen was born 4 November 1886.

child 3 ii. Horace William Hansen was born 25 December 1888. Horace, enlisted into the Australian Infantry Forces on the 14th October 1915, number 2040, joining the 32nd Battalion, shown on the Australian War Memorial records as a Private, saw some overseas duty and returned to Australia on the 10th September 1916.

child 4 iii. Nero Hansen was born 21 November 1890. Nero joined the Australian Infantry Forces on the 21st December 1914, number 944A as a driver with the 13th F.A.B. He saw some overseas service and returned to Australia on the 24th January 1919.

child + 5 iv. Stanley Hans Hansen was born 14 March 1894.

child + 6 v. Victor Emmanuel Hansen was born 14 December 1894.

child 7 vi. Beatrice Victoria Hansen was born 2 April 1896.

child 8 vii. Olive Kathleen Hansen was born 3 May 1898. Olive who was known as "Nell" remmained single all her life and lived at Bendigo, Victoria.

child + 9 viii. Dorothea Alexander Hansen was born 7 January 1901.

child + 10 ix. Richard Melville Hansen was born 9 May 1903.

child 11 x. Robert Henry Hansen was born 22 August 1905. Robert died 16 April 1906 in Kaniva, Victoria, at less than one year of age.

child 12 xi. Albyn George Hansen was born 19 October 1907. Family information is that Albyn was married to Ella, lived at Albury in New South Wales and they had a daughter Gwenda.

child + 13 xii. Lila Coral May Hansen was born 15 May 1911.

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