ISO of ANY information on a Hans Peter Rasmussen, who MAY have changed his name to Peter Hansen.According to family legend, he was b 26 Jul 1847 in Denmark and migrated to Marathon County abt 1879.He married Ellen Katrine Madsen 22 Nov 1886 probably in Marathon Co or Wausau.Hans Peter had a sister Sophia, who came with him.According to family tradition, Sophia married in Wausau and had two children, Mary and Otto.Mary may have married a man named Anderson. Ellen Katrine Madsen was b 19 Sep 1857 in Denmark and emmigrated abt 1886.She was a member of the Bethany Lutheran Church.Ellen had a sister Anna, who may have married a man named William Marius Flor or Marius Vilhelm after 1912.
Hans Peter had a dairy farm in Easton Twp.Hans and Ellen had the following children: 1)Matilda (who may have been the child of Ellen and another individual) b abt 1884 2) Julia b abt 1887 3) Agnes Astrid Rose Stella Camilla b abt 1889 4) Jenny Hilda Alfreda Constanza b abt 1892 5) Edward b abt 1894 6)Thorwald b abt 1896 and 7) Viggo b 1900.
I don't know where or when Hans & Ellen died or are buried.Is there still a Bethany Lutheran Church?Is there a cemetery attached to it?
Hans Peter and Maruius Vilhelm built a huge Red Barn to house the cows, which was still standing in 1945.