- Born: 16 Aug 1894, Guldberg, Glemmen, Østfold, Norway
- Christened: 28 Oct 1894, Glemmen, Østfold, Norway
- Marriage (1): Gunda Elise Johannesen
In the census for 1900 he was recorded as born in 1895. He was the 5th of 7 children at that time. His parents were Ole and Anne Hansen. They were living on the Guldberg farm in Glemminge.
Noted events in his life were:
• He worked as a seaman in 1921 in Fredrikstad, Østfold, Norway.
Hans married Gunda Elise Johannesen, daughter of August Johannessen and Olava Mathilde Edvartsdatter Strand. (Gunda Elise Johannesen was born on 8 Apr 1896 in Labraaten, Glemmen, Østfold, Norway and was christened on 21 Jun 1896 in Glemmen, Østfold, Norway.)
When their daughter Karin was born in 1921 they lived at Sjømandsgt. 14 in Fredrikstad. 689