Josephine Larsen

25 February 1869–27 October 1877 (Age 8)
Smithfield, Cache, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Josephine

When Josephine Larsen was born on 25 February 1869, in Smithfield, Cache, Utah, United States, her father, Christian Larsen, was 42 and her mother, Anne Sophia Nielsdatter, was 29. She died on 27 October 1877, in Hyrum, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 8, and was buried in Hyrum, Cache, Utah, United States.

Photos and Memories (4)

Do you know Josephine? Do you have a story about her that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Christian Larsen
Anne Sophia Nielsdatter
Mary Sophia Larsen
Emma Christina Larsen
Christian Larsen, Jr.
Josephine Larsen
Eliza Cecilia Larsen
Julia Caroline Larsen
Niels Peter Larsen
George Michael Larsen
Hyrum Lorenzo Larsen
Morinda Martina Larsen

Parents and Siblings



+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
Age 1
Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1870 · Giving all the right to vote
Age 1
The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.
1872 · The First National Park
Age 3
Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

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.

Possible Related Names


Sources (10)

  • Josephine Larson in household of Christian Larson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Birth and Death source for Josephine Larsen
  • Josephine Larsen, "Utah, Deaths and Burials, 1888-1946"

Discover Even More

As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a FREE Account
Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
Share this with your family and friends.