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From: "TheJones" <>
Subject: Re: [NYALBANY] RC Church - HANSON - SLOAN - COLLINS
Date: Tue, 16 Mar 2004 16:30:46 -0500
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Tom - it looks like we may have a connection....I hope so!! I have all
sorts of snippits of info. here is a very quick summary of the family.
Please let me know if you see any linkup.....or if you see any errors.
My Hansons were at 251, Orange St., in 1891 and after that at 171, Orange
Hans Hanson was married to Mary SLOAN from Co. Down, and they had at least 6
Descendants of Hans Hanson
1 Hans Hanson b: 1858 in Norway (place of birth changes depending on who
filled in info.)
d: aft. 1930 probably in Albany, USA. Occ. in 1891 laborer.
+(Anna) Mary Sloan b: abt. 1861 in Co. Down, N.Ireland. d: aft. 1930
probably in Albany, USA. m: bet. 1887 - 1891 probably in Albany, USA. Occ.
in 1920 Housekeeper.
2 Sarah Hanson b: 1892 Occ in 1930 Typist in an office.
2 James A Hanson b: 1894 probably in Albany, USA. Occ.in 1920
Printer at a newspaper.
+ Ellen Unk. b: 1894 in Ireland. m: 1916 probably in Albany, New
3 James Hanson b: 1919
2 Henry T. Hanson b: 1896 Occ. 1920 Steam fitter at a ? co.
+Katherine Unk. b: Bet. 1892 - 1996 m: Bet. 1912 - 1916
probably in Albany, New York, USA. Occ. 1920 machinist at a shirt factory.
2 Mary Hanson b: abt. 1897
2 Joseph S Hanson b: 1904 in New York, USA. Occ in 1930 printer at
+Helen Unk. b: 1905 in New York, USA. m: 1926 probably in
Albany, New York.
3 Joseph S Hanson b: February 1929 in New York, USA.
3 Helen Hanson b: 1927 in New York, USA.
2 John Hanson b: 1906 in Albany, New York, USA. Occ. in 1930
+Ann Unk. b: 1905 m: 1926 in Probably Albany, New York, USA.
3 John Hanson b: 1927
3 Robert Hanson b: 1929
In 1905, my 2nd Great Granducle Patrick Collins (age 16) travelled with his
aunt Catherine Sloan (age 43, single), Catherine's sister Mary Annie Burke
(age 40)*** (widower) and Catherine's cousin Annie Newell (age 22, single)
to Albany. The four arrived in the US on April 21, 1905.
the address given was 219 Orange St, Albany. Then in 921, when my Catherine
Sloan (my 3rd Great Aunt) returned to Albany from a trip back to Co. Down.
She listed her place of destination as her sister Mrs M Hanson's house at
171 Orange St. Albany, NY.
Her next-of-kin in Ireland was listed as another sister A. COLLINS, from
Aughnahorey, Kilkeel, Co. Down. (Manifest for the SS Caronia Sailing from
Note also: In 1913, another member of the family, Thomas Collins emigrated
to Albany and gave his address as his aunt Mrs. Hansen at 117 Grange St.,
Albany...this could be an error....perhaps it could be Orange St......the
On the 1930 census. New York . Albany . Albany . District 48 l 141 to 189
Hans HANSON b. 1858 - head - owns house - value of home 2000 - -owns a
radio set - age 72 - married at 33 - Norway - mother tongue Norwegian
Mary HANSON b. 1861 - wife - homemaker - age 69 - married at 26 -
Sarah HANSON b. 1892 - daughter - age 38 - single - can read and write -
born in NY - Norwegian Father - Irish mother - typist in an office.
Note some discrepancy in age at marriage.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Tom Breedlove" <>
Sent: Tuesday, March 16, 2004 2:25 PM
Subject: Re: [NYALBANY] RC Church in Central Albany
> 519 Second St. is between Quail and Ontario Streets. Best bet is St.
> Patrick's parish, especially for families of Irish heritage. Church is
> located on Central Ave., corner of Lake Ave. Parish is still open, though
> pastor was living at St. Casmir's rectory the last I knew.
> Which Hanson family are you looking for? One Hanson family lived on
> St., near Dove or Swan. My aunt married one of the sons from this family.
> Tom Breedlove
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "TheJones" <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Tuesday, March 16, 2004 12:24 PM
> Subject: Re: [NYALBANY] RC Church in Central Albany
> > Hello Art,
> > Thank you so much for your quick reply. So there were two RC churches
> > Central Ave....hmm.....and then two other possibilities close to Jay
> > St........ I don't know the geography of Albany, (although I have
> > on Microsoft Streets & Trips), if the families met up on a Sunday, is
> > one church that would be central to these streets? I know that the
> > would have been very important to them so perhaps they met up together
> > Sunday.
> > The most "recent" address I have is from the 1930 census - 519 Second
> > Street, Albany. Perhaps I should start with the church closest to there
> > work backwards.
> > Are all of these churches you mention still there? Do any of them have
> > "Irish" congregation today? Do you know are there any websites for these
> > churches or would there are any on-line records for them? Did each of
> > churches have a cemetery?
> > Sorry...didn't mean to ask so many questions.
> > Oh, perhaps I should have said the families I am looking for all
> > in Co. Down.
> > Fiona.
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Art Kilmartin" <>
> > To: <>
> > Sent: Tuesday, March 16, 2004 11:49 AM
> > Subject: Re: [NYALBANY] RC Church in Central Albany
> > > I don't recognize any of the names, but those living around Orange St
> > > Central Ave may have gone to St. Patrick's Church on Central Ave or
> > Lady
> > > of Angels Church on Central Ave.
> > > Those on Jay St might have gone to Cathedral. or St. Mary's.
> > >
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