Name: Andrew Tracy HANSON
Given Name: Andrew Tracy
Birth: 2 Aug 1826 in Stowe, Lamoille Co, Vermont, USA
Death: 2 Aug 1906 in Schenectady, Schenectady Co, New York, USA
Burial: ~(Vale Cemetery)
Amsterdam NY Evening Recorder and Daily Democrat 1906 Mar-Aug Grayscale - 1060.pdf http://fultonhistory.com/Newspaper%204/Amsterdam%20NY%20Daily%20Democrat%20and%20Recorder/Amsterdam%20NY%20Daily%20Democrat%20and%20Recorder%201906%20Mar-Aug%20%20Grayscale/Amsterdam%20NY%20Evening%20Recorder%20and%20Daily%20Democrat%201906%20Mar-Aug%20%20Grayscale%20-%201060.pdf
Andrew Tracy Hanson, father of Willis T. Hanson, president of the Union National bank of Schenectady, and of James Howard Hanson of this city, died suddenly this morning at his home, No. 891 Union street, Schenectady.
Mr. Hanson partook of breakfast at 7: 30 o'clock, and after the meal started to walk out on a side porch. There he was stricken and died before medical aid could be summoned. Heart trouble was the cause of death.
Today Is the 80th anniversary of Mr. Hanson's birth. He was born at Stowe, Vermont, August 2, 1826. He was descended on his father's side from the noted Hoar family. In his early boyhood days his parents moved to Salem. Mass., where he was educated.
When a young man he went to New York and became forcmnn of a large sash and blind factory. In 1867. owing to falling health, he was obliged to leave New York, and he went to Stockbrldge, Mass., where he lived on a farm. He remained In the Berkshlres five years, and In 1872 he went to Schenectady, where he took charge of a sash and blind factory. In 1875 he entered tho wholesale leather business, and this he continued
In 1855 he was united in marriage to Miss Anna Johnson, of Schenectady
who survives him. They had six children, namely: Mrs. Charles T. 8now of Brooklyn, Mrs. Lansing DeForest Gates and Mrs. Kate Barhydt of Schenectady. Willis T. Hanson, president of the Union National bank and head of Dr. Williams' medicine concorn, H. A. Hanson, also of Schenectady, and James Howard Hanson, of the law firm of Nisbet & Hanson, of this city.
Mr. Hanson has been living A retired life, and was a member of the State street Methodist church. The funeral will be hold at the residence Saturday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock, the RevT F. W. Adams, pastor of the State street Methodist church officiating.
Interment, which will be private, will be In Vale cemetery.
Father: Jonathan HOAR b: Abt 1779 in
Mother: Priscilla SHAW b: 11 Sep 1787 in Middleboro, Plymouth Co, Massachusetts, USA
Anna JOHNSON b: 2 Dec 1832 in Schodack Landing, Rensselaer Co, New York, USA
- Alice M. HANSON b: Abt 1854 in New York City, New York Co, New York, USA
- Willis Tracy HANSON b: 27 Jan 1858 in New York City, New York Co, New York, USA
- Kate HANSON b: Abt 1861 in New York, USA
- Carrie HANSON b: Abt 1864 in New York, USA
- James Howard HANSON b: 27 Sep 1867 in Great Barrington, Berkshire Co, Massachusetts, USA
- Herbert Andrew HANSON b: Abt 1872 in Massachusetts, USA