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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Family Time Line

Lars Larsen
1776–1847
Mette Rasmusdr
1770–1847
Marriage: 7 May 1798
Zidsel Magrethe Larsen
1800–
Lars Larsen
1802–
Maren
1805–
Mads Larsen
1807–1807
Ole Larsen
1808–1877
Anne Larsdr
1811–1891

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
7 May 1798
children

(6)

    Zidsel Magrethe Larsen

    Female1800–Female

    Lars Larsen

    Male1802–Male

    Maren

    Female1805–Female

    Mads Larsen

    Male1807–1807Male

    Ole Larsen

    Male1808–1877Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

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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