Simon Larsen

16 June 1831–
Kolt, Århus, Denmark

The Life of Simon

When Simon Larsen was born on 16 June 1831, in Kolt, Århus, Denmark, his father, Laurs Simonsen, was 42 and his mother, Ane Marie Dorthe Pedersen, was 32. He lived in Kolt, Ning, Århus, Denmark for about 6 years.

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Laurs Simonsen
Ane Marie Dorthe Pedersen
Kirsten Marie Laursen
Kirsten Marie Laursen
Karen Laursdatter
Hans Frederick Larsen
Simon Larsen
Pethrine Larsen
Peder Laursen
Maren Larsen

Parents and Siblings



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World Events (7)

1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

Age 16

The Casino Theatre was built as an entertainment center by Georg Carstensen but was converted into a theatre in 1848. After many years of never gaining popularity, it was closed in 1937 and demolished in 1960.

Age 18

Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy. A two-chamber parliament is established.
1868 · Magasin Du Nord

Age 37

Magasin is a Danish chain of department stores that was founded in 1868 in Copenhagen and still exists today. They can be found in Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, and the UK.

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 (3)

  • Simon Laursen in household of Laurs Simonsen, "Denmark Census, 1834"
  • Simon Larssen in household of Lars Simonsen, "Denmark Census, 1840"
  • Simon Laursen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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