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Hans Family

Posted: 17 Jan 2001 5:54AM GMT
Edited: 24 Jun 2001 2:03PM GMT
I am researching The Hans Family Tree. My husband's father was David Hans (MI), son of Clarence Hans(OH), son of John R.Hans (OH). I believe the John R.Hans family came from Canton,Oh. This is as far back as I've been able to go. My husband thinks that the name may have originally been Hanselman (Hanselmann), and that his ancestors came from Germany. If anybody has information about this family, please contact me. Thank you.
Margaret Hans

Re: Hans Family

Posted: 10 Sep 2001 11:55AM GMT
Classification: Query
I am researching Johannes and Jacob Hans descendants of Heinrich and Magdalena Huner of Minfeld-Kandel, Germany.
Have copies of records from Kandel.
Johannes (john) came to Cincinnati, Ohio and then to Illinois

Re: Hans Family

Margaret (View posts)
Posted: 10 Sep 2001 1:51PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Hans, Hanselman
Hi Dorothy,
I am sorry but I do not recognize any of the names in your message. My Hans family was originally Hanselman. It was changed by the 1st generation born in the United States (my great grandfather). The origninal Hanselman (in my family) who emigrated to the US, was John Hanselman, who settled in Cleveland, Ohio. He was born in 1851, and came to the US in 1869, at the age of 18 years old. He married Augusta Priebe in 1874. They had a son, John R., who changed his last name to Hans. Does any of this look familiar to you?

Re: Hans Family

dorothy (View posts)
Posted: 10 Sep 2001 4:12PM GMT
Classification: Query
I am afraid there is not connection,thanks anyway

Re: Hans Family

Christian Hans (View posts)
Posted: 28 May 2002 8:09AM GMT
Classification: Query
Yes thats right Hans is a German name,
we where here in Germany Saarland so long i can think,
but the most of the notices are lost in the civil war 1615 -
1645 in Germany known as Bauernkrieg.

Greetings from Germany Christian Hans

Re: Hans Family

Nancy (View posts)
Posted: 14 Jun 2002 1:01AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Hand/Gandy/Mason/Morey
Unless you have evidence to show that your Hans relatives are of Germany ancestry, I wouldn't make that assumption. I descend from Hans ancestors and always made the same assumption until I started researching and found out the name was originally Hand, which is English. Various records listed the name as Hand/Hann/Hands and finally Hans.
Thought it may be helpful (to your search) to mention this.

Re: Hans Family

Posted: 2 Aug 2002 1:36PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 24 Aug 2003 8:26PM GMT

las bij toeval je bericht en zag dat je naamgenoten zocht.
Mijn familienaam is ook HANS zoals je ziet en van oorsprong afkomstig uit Nederland in de provincie Overijsel, nabij de Duitse grens.

mij family name is also HANS. The name comes originaly from the Netherlands, province of Overijsel, near the German border.
Hope you will re-mail me.

Henk J Hans

Re: Hans Family

gabi (View posts)
Posted: 15 Oct 2002 10:23AM GMT

Re: Hans Family

Posted: 15 Oct 2002 9:23PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 24 Aug 2003 8:26PM GMT
Helaas komt de voornaam niet in mijn familie voor. Voor zover na te gaan heb ik geen familie in Duitsland. Oorspronkelijk komt de familie HANS uit Oost Nederland, dichtbij de Duitse grens. Zal mij niet verwonderen dat er dus wel familie in Duitsland woont van vroeger.

Re: Hans Family

Roger D. Shaw (View posts)
Posted: 16 Oct 2002 5:40PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Hans

IWho is your Jacobs Father, I am a Descendant of Bernard Hans and Fredricka Kremer of Gelsenkirchen, Germany and they have a son Jacob Bother to my Great-Great Grandfather Henry. do these names ring a bell

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