Josephine Larsen

Female25 February 1869–27 October 1877

Brief Life History of Josephine

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

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Family Time Line

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

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"

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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.

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