This is a very fine Find-a-Grave memorial with documents attached.
SUMMARY: Hans Peter Hansen was born 24 July 1874 in Denmark, according to his death certificate. Believed to have immigrated to the USA in 1890 at age 16 (SOURCE?), returned to Denmark (SOURCE?), and immigrated again in 1892. Believed to have arrived on 22 October 1892 on the ship Hekla (passenger Anton L Christensen, occupation smith, destination Nebraska; found on Ellis Island website passenger manifest). His death certificate 1947 states he had been in the USA 51 years, which would make his date of immigration 1896.
He went to Utah. He fought in the Spanish American War (per VA Hospital Record). His position was Farrier. (His death certificate states he was a blacksmith.) On 02 September 1901 he married Marie Nicoline Hansen (1882-1957). Lived in Salt Lake City, Utah, and worked as a farrier on the Denver-Rio Grande Railroad, then at a brickyard. CHILDREN Edgar Walter Hansen b 1902; Axel Niels Hansen b 1904; Clarence (1908, died as a baby); Elmer Hugh Hansen b 1915; Vern Anton Hansen b 1919. The family is found in the US Census as follows:
1910 Salt Lake, Utah Hans P Hanson34 Marie Hanson 27 Edgar W Hanson7 Axel N Hanson 6
The family is also in Salt Lake in 1920, 1930, and 1940.
1940 Salt Lake, Salt Lake, Utah 615 7th South Street Hana P Hansen66 b abt 1874 Denmark, naturalized citizen, retired Marie N Hansen57 b abt 1883 Denmark Niela A Hansen 36, born about 1904 in Utah, married, wire worker Vern A Hansen 21, born about 1919 Utah, single, helper