Lars Larsen

29 December 1776–6 October 1847 (Age 70)
Nysted, Maribo, Denmark

The Life of Lars

When Lars Larsen was born on 29 December 1776, in Nysted, Maribo, Denmark, his father, Lars Knudsen, was 33 and his mother, Johanne Madsen, was 37. He married Mette Rasmusdr on 7 May 1798. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 6 October 1847, in his hometown, at the age of 70, and was buried in Nysted, Maribo, Denmark.

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Lars Larsen
Mette Rasmusdr
Marriage: 7 May 1798
Zidsel Magrethe Larsen
Lars Larsen
Mads Larsen
Ole Larsen
Anne Larsdr

Spouse and Children

7 May 1798


    Zidsel Magrethe Larsen


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    Mads Larsen


    Ole Larsen


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World Events (7)

1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn

Age 13

The Old Artillery Barracks was the first of three barracks to be established in the Christianshavn district of Copenhagen. They were converted into barracks for the Artillery in 1789 and were used until 1923. Today, they have been converted into apartments and are listed for everyone.
1792 · Det Classenske Fideicommis

Age 16

Det Classenske Fideicommis is a Danish charitable foundation formed by the industrialist Major General Johan Frederik Classen after he left behind his wealth and possessions in his will to help alleviate poverty and misery to those in the country. Today, it grants around 2 million kroner annually to those in need.
1796 · Odense Teater

Age 20

Odense Teater is Denmark's second oldest theater and one of the country's three main theaters. It is where Hans Christian Andersen started as a writer and is where The Pillars of Society was first performed.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Lars, Scandinavian equivalent of Lawrence .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (1)

  • Lars Larsen in entry for Maren Larsdatter, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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