Guide to the Hanson Family Association Record Books, 1911-1942
Collection number: Ms 237
About the Hanson Family Association
The Hanson Family Association was organized in Dover, N.H. on Sept. 7, 1911 at a
meeting in Central Park, Dover at which the by-laws of the association were adopted
and officers elected from the thirty-two descendants of Thomas Hanson present.
Thomas Hanson had settled in Dover as early as 1657. The Hon. Frank B. Hanson was
elected the first president of the association. Annual reunions were planned and
carried out and the association was incorporated in New Hampshire on Oct. 14,
About the Hanson Family Association Record Books
The Hanson Family record books contain the by-laws of the association and
documentation of annual reunions from its formation in 1911 until 1941. Those
members of the association who attended each reunion are listed. The reunions of
1942 and 1943 are recorded as having been cancelled because of the Second World War.
The paper embosser is a 10×5″ metal press with the family association name.
This collection is open.
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[Identification of item], Hanson Family Association Record Books, 1911-1942, MS
237, Milne Special Collections and Archives, University of New Hampshire
Library, Durham, NH, USA.
Transfer from the Piscataqua Pioneers Collection (MC 231), February 9, 2011 (Accession number: 2011.04)