Johannes Larsen

Male1794–27 May 1827

Brief Life History of Johannes

When Johannes Larsen was born in 1794, in Borgund, Møre og Romsdal, Norway, his father, Lars Jonsen Olsen, was 29 and his mother, Karen Pedersdatter, was 31. He married Cathrine Arentsdatter on 30 April 1819. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 27 May 1827, in his hometown, at the age of 33.

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Family Time Line

Johannes Larsen
Cathrine Arentsdatter
Marriage: 30 April 1819
Peter Daniel Johansen
Ingeborg Anna Johansdatter
Lars Karolus Johansen
Christiane Johansdatter

Sources (9)

  • Johan Larssen, "Norway, Marriages, 1660-1926"
  • Johan Larss in entry for Peder Rasmus Anderss, "Norway Church Books, 1815-1930"
  • Johann Larssen in entry for Peter Rasmus Andersen, "Norway Church Books, 1815-1930"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 April 1819
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (7)

    1801 · 1801 Norwegian Census

    Age 7

    It listed all family members living on each farm. Also those living in the cities.

    1810 · Vaccinations

    Age 16

    Royal order issued by the King of Norway and Denmark in 1810 required everyone to have a certificate of smallpox vaccination. This was also recorded in the Church records. 33

    1810 · Ole Bull

    Age 16

    Eminent Norwegian violinist and composer. Renown Norwegian violinist and composer who toured multiple times in the US. Family friend with Edvard Grieg.

    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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