Henry W. and Nora R. (Mackey) Hanson, 8 North 50 West

Henry proved up 120 acres in section 28, 8N 50W in 1909.

The other 40 acres in that quarter were originally claimed by the estate of Alfred Bachelor, deceased, in 1911.

There's a Henry W. Hansen in 1920 Logan County, East Fleming precinct, 37 born in Nebraska, with Nora R. 25 born in Iowa. Marie 8, Chris L. 6 were both born in Nebraska, Henry W. 5, Harvey 3, and Luclie M. 2 in Colorado.
This one is likely the one in 1910 Phillips County, Colorado, 26 born in Nebraska, working with his brother William 21 born in Nebraska. Both are house carpenters.

Nora's family: In 1910 Phillips County, Colorado, William Mackey is 46, Olive N. 36, married 21 years, both born in Iowa. George is 17, Grace N. 16, Nora R. 15, and William F. 6.
Nora Mackey, age 16, married Henry Hansen, age 25, in Holyoke on October 25, 1910.

Nora's father William Mackey 1862-1914 is buried in Haxtun # 59039432. September 1939 "George Mackey, a resident of Haxtun for 36 years, passed away, age 48."

Reno, Nevada October 30, 1943 : Died : Mrs. Mary Olive Dalton, mother of Frank Mackey of Reno, Mrs. A. I. Floyd of Sterling, Colo., and Mrs. Henry Hansen of Julesburg, Colo.; also survived by 11 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren; sister of Mrs. Jesse Shaw of Lawson, Mo., and Frank and Oscar Dwyer of Kansas. A native of Iowa."

Nora's sister Grace M. (Mackey) Floyd 1893-1967 # 55812171 is buried in Sterling, born in Fremont County Iowa.

Henry Will Hansen registered for WWI in Haxtun, born October 4, 1882, farming, with Nora Ruth Hansen.

Henry and Nora are farming in Sedgwick County, Colorado in 1930, with Marie 18, Chris 16, Henry 15, Harvey 13, Lucille 12, Louis 8, and Frances 3.
Still farming in 1940, Henry 57 and Nora 45 have Henry W. 25, Louis F. 18, and Frances L. 12.

Nora, born October 25, 1894, died May 1985, per SSDI.

Henry William Hansen, born 1914 in Sedgwick County to Henry Hansen and Nora Mackey, died 1989, buried in Eaton, Colorado # 93707314.

He married Pearl Johnson in Nevada in 1962. His sister Lucille Brown of Big Springs, Nebraska and brother Harvey of Bloomfield, N.M> survived.


Leonard C. Hansen was born Sept 2, 1913 at Bloomfield Nebraska, dying September 1973.


Robert Louis Hansen, born January 12, 1927 at Haxtun to Henry W. hansen and Nora R. Floyd, died Februrary 13, 1981.
He's buried in Greeley # 172586960.


In 1940 Sedgwick County, Harvey Hanson is a farm laborer, 24, married to Wilma 18. They have Lorraine, eight months old.
She might be Wilma Van Norman, eight years old in 1930 Sedgwick County, with George 50 and Matilda 49.
George 1880-1952 and Mathilda 1881-1979 are buried in Julesburg # 77486554.
(George's mother Mary Catherine Long Van Norman 1847-1914 is buried in Woodbury County, Iowa, # 24552633, with his father Peter Van Norman 1834-1892 #24661663)

In 1920 Logan County, George R. Mackey is 28, a team driver, born in Iowa, with Amelia M. 32 Missouri a laundress. Olive V. is 5, Lloyd V. 3.
George and Amelia are in Haxtun in 1930, where he uses a team on road work. Olive is 15, Lloyd 13.
Olive Zetta married Milton McLear in Greeley on October 5, 1939, and they're buried in Fort Logan - Olive 1914-1983 # 36080991.
Lloyd D. Mackey 1916-1980 is also buried in Fort Logan, # 29722265.

Mary Olive Dalton, born October 15, 1871 to John Dwyer and Mary Tweedy, died in Reno October 20, 1943.

1969 Reno, Nevada "William Franklin Mackey, 66, of 829 Morrill Ave., died Monday in his home. A native of Iowa, he lived in Nevada 45 years. He worked for the Eveleth Lumber Company 11 years, retiring two years ago. Surviving are a daughter, Grace Mackey of Reno: a sister, Nora Hansen of Julesburg, Colo.; and a nephew, Lawrence "

Lucille E. Brown 1917-- is buried in Julesburg, per # 73151481.

There was a Henry S. Hanson in Smith County, Kansas in 1910, a carpenter in Fort Morgan in 1920 and 1930, buried in Delta 1882-1965 # 13039285, with Rose mae Hanson (her second marriage, the first being a Hobbs ) 1876-1953.

If anyone has information on the Logan County Henry Hanson, please let us know.


Raymond Van Norman is buried in Sterling "Funeral is Friday for Raymond Darold Van Norman, 89, of Route 3, Sterling.
He died Monday, September 23, 1991 at Devonshire Acres.
Rev. Kenneth Neal is officiating for the 11 a.m. service at Chaney Walters Funeral Home. Burial is at Riverside Cemetery.
Mr. Van Norman was born June 23, 1902, in Moville, Iowa, to George and Mathilde (Damme) Van Norman. He was raised and educat ed in Iowa.
In 1925 he moved to Sedgwick, where he farmed in the area.
On Feb. 7, 1927, he married Marie Heimbegner in Sedgwick. In 1930 he began farming on his own and didn't retire until 1987.
He was a member of Royal Neighbors of America.
Survivors include three daughters, Isabel Van Norman of Sterling, Lucile Omel and husband Jerry of Aurora, Neb., and Louise Castor and husband Ronald of Palmer, Alaksa; three sisters, Vesta Alvord of Chappell, Neb., Bernice Rickard of Kalispell, Mont., and Wilma Hansen of N.M.; a grandchild and five great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife on Oct. 14, 1980; a son, Elmo; two brothers, Kenneth and George; and two sisters, Marie and Florence."
FindaGrave # 44211857.

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