Lars Clausen

1803–22 October 1858 (Age 55)
Væggerløse, Maribo, Denmark

The Life of Lars

When Lars Clausen was born in 1803, in Væggerløse, Maribo, Denmark, his father, Claus Jespersen, was 29 and his mother, Else Jensdatter, was 31. He married Bodil Jorgensdater on 4 March 1828, in Væggerløse, Maribo, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Væggerløse, Væggerløse, Maribo, Denmark for about 21 years. He died on 22 October 1858, in Væggerløse, Maribo, Denmark, at the age of 55, and was buried in Nørre Ørslev, Maribo, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Lars Clausen
Bodil Jorgensdater
Marriage: 4 March 1828
Anne Larsdatter
Jorgen Larsen
Else Larsdatter
Margrethe Larsdatter
Jorgen Larsen
Borcher Larsen

Spouse and Children

4 March 1828
Væggerløse, Maribo, Denmark


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Claus Jespersen





    Peder Clausen


    Peder Clausen





+2 More Children

World Events (6)

1805 · Christianso Lighthouse

Age 2

The Christianso Lighthouse is one of Denmark's oldest lighthouses and the first to have a flashing light. It was built on the island of Christianso in the northern Baltic Sea.
1808 · Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn

Age 5

Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn, The Cross of Honour of the Order of the Dannebrog, is an award connected to the Danish Order of the Dannebrog. The cross was instituted by King Frederick VI of Denmark and Norway on June 28, 1808 and was named Dannebrogsmendenes Haederstegn until 1952. The award is given to any Dane who has provided a service to Denmark through a noble deed. The cross is considered an additional recognition if awarded to someone who is already a holder of the Order.
1818 · Danmarks Nationalbank

Age 15

Danmarks Nationalbank is the central bank of the Kingdom of Denmark and serves as an independent and credible institution that issues the krone, the Danish currency. The bank undertakes all functions related to the management of the Danish central-government debt.

Name Meaning

Dutch, North German, Danish, and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Claus , a reduced form of Nikolaus ( see Nicholas ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Story Highlight

Temple Work Done in 1884 from Rasmus' Journal

On Page 3 of Rasmus Rasmussen Sr's Journal, he lists temple work he and his mother did in 1884 in the Logan Temple. Here is what is what he wrote, I have included the FamilySearch ID#s in parenthesis …

Sources (3)

  • Lars Claussen, "Denmark Census, 1834"
  • Lars Clausen, "Denmark Census, 1840"
  • Lars Clausen, "Denmark Census, 1845"

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