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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Family Time Line

Laurs Simonsen
1789–1876
Ane Marie Dorthe Pedersen
1799–1867
Kirsten Marie Laursen
1821–1828
Kirsten Marie Laursen
1829–
Karen Laursdatter
1823–1878
Hans Frederick Larsen
1826–1898
Simon Larsen
1831–
Pethrine Larsen
1834–
Peder Laursen
1834–1835
Maren Larsen
1837–1852

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.
1849

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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