Lars Peder Poulsen

Male8 August 1849–9 May 1937

Brief Life History of Lars Peder

When Lars Peder Poulsen was born on 8 August 1849, in Rislev, Vordingborg, Denmark, his father, Poul Larsen, was 34 and his mother, Karen Marie Frederiksdatter, was 20. He married Ane Marie Falch in 1876. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Rislev, Tybjerg, Præstø, Denmark in 1860 and Kongsted, Fakse, Præstø, Denmark for about 45 years. He died on 9 May 1937, in Kongsted, Tryggevælde, Denmark, at the age of 87, and was buried in Kongsted, Tryggevælde, Denmark.

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Lars Peder Poulsen
Ane Marie Falch
Marriage: 1876
Thorvald Emil Poulsen
Peder Edvard Poulsen
Kristian Poulsen

Sources (21)

  • Lars Peder Poulsen, "Denmark Census, 1880"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Lars Peder Poulsen - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: LarsPeder Poulsen
  • Lars Peder Nielsen in entry for Christen Nielsen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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    World Events (4)

    1850 · Translation of the Book of Mormon into Danish

    Age 1

    Erastus Snow and Peter Hansen translated the Book of Mormon into Danish after six months of being in the country. This translation was the first full translation of the Book of Mormon into another language, after English.

    1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks

    Age 10

    The Copenhagen Waterworks was the first waterworks in Denmark and served the community until 1951. It was one of the first buildings to be built outside Copenhagen's old city walls.


    Age 65

    World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Jorgen, Bodil, Einer, Johan, Audun, Bent, Britt, Carsten, Gunner, Karsten, Kjeld.

    Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Poul (see Paul ). Compare Paulsen , Paulson , and Poulson .

    English: variant of Polson .

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

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