Samuel Larsen

Male1692–28 August 1737

Brief Life History of Samuel

When Samuel Larsen was born in 1692, in Norway, his father, Lars Iversen, was 32 and his mother, Marith Bugge, was 31. He married Ane Olsdatter in 1719. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 28 August 1737, at the age of 45, and was buried in Norway.

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Samuel Larsen
Ane Olsdatter
Marriage: 1719
Dordi Samuelsdatter
Jacob Samuelsen
Lars Samuelsen
Jacob Samuelson
Doreth Samuelsen
Ole Samuelsen
Lars Samuelsen
Dordi Samuelsdatter
Samuel Samuelsen
Jakob Samuelsen

Sources (2)

  • Samuel Larson in entry for Samuel, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Samuel Larson in entry for Dordi Samuelsdatter, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
  • Children (10)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (2)

    1700 · Norwegian calendar change

    Age 8

    1n 1700 Norway changed from the Julian Calendar to the Gregorian Calendar. The day after 18 Feb in the Julian Calendar became 1 March in the Gregorian calendar.

    1736 · Confirmation & education

    Age 44

    Law of 1736 legally established Confirmation in the Lutheran Church which led to organized education for all children. These became important records which the Pastor kept.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Lars, Nels, Niels, Sven, Thor, Knud, Nils, Per, Jorgen, Alf, Bjorn.

    Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Lars, an equivalent of Lawrence . This is also an Americanized form of the cognate Larssen. Compare Larson 1, Larrison , and Lawson 2.

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

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