Martemas Larsen

19 January 1893–28 March 1965 (Age 72)
Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Martemas

When Martemas Larsen was born on 19 January 1893, in Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Poul Kristen Larsen, was 53 and his mother, Ane Cathrine Holm, was 33. He married Emma Mae Mikesell on 5 July 1921. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 28 March 1965, in Soda Springs, Caribou, Idaho, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Logan Cemetery, Logan, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Martemas Larsen
Emma Mae Mikesell
Marriage: 5 July 1921

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5 July 1921

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1896 · The Logan Temple Barn

Age 3

The Logan Temple Barn was built on the edge of the Logan temple property to house the animals belonging to the builders of the temple. It was one of only two stone barns built in Cache Valley. These barns became obsolete during the rise of the automobile era. The building and the land it was on was sold in 1919 and became an automobile repair shop. It was placed on the National Register of Historic Places on December 19, 1985, and is still standing today.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 19

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

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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Story Highlight

The Schenk Family in Lund, Idaho

This is a brief history of the Charles Schenk family in the Lund area from 1894 to 2006; and of Parley & Pat Schenk who are now in their 95th and 92nd year, having recently celebrated their 73rd wedd …

Sources (3)

  • Lewis C Larson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Martemas Larsen, "Idaho, County Naturalizations, 1861-1974"
  • Martemas Larsen, "United States, Veterans Administration Master Index, 1917-1940"

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