Lars Larsson

29 March 1685–
Södra Vastansjö, Grangärde, Kopparberg, Sweden

The Life Summary of Lars

When Lars Larsson was christened on 29 March 1685, in Södra Vastansjö, Grangärde, Kopparberg, Sweden, his father, Lars Larsson, was 32 and his mother, Christina Larsdatter, was 28.

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Family Time Line

Lars Larsson
1652–1760
Christina Larsdatter
1657–1699
Anders Larsson
1677–
Olaf Larsson
1687–1765
Erik Larsson
1680–
Kerstin Larsdotter
1683–1742
Kerstin Larsson
1683–1683
Margareta Larsson
1683–1683
Lars Larsson
1684–
Lars Larsson
1685–
Kerstin Larsson
1686–1687
Anna Larsson
1688–1689
Nils Larsson Smedhammer
1689–1764
Lars Larsson
1696–1699
Brita Larsdotter
1697–

Parents and Siblings

Siblings

(13)

+8 More Children

World Events (3)

1698
King Charles II invaded Denmark. Forced Danish King to sign Peace of Travendal.
1700 · The Great Northern War
By 1658, Sweden had become a great power in northern Europe. The Great Northern War from 1700 through 1721 resulted in the loss of land amassed by Sweden in areas such as Germany, Norway, and Denmark. Nearly 200,000 Swedes lost their lives due to the war while Sweden lost much of its dominance in the Baltic Region.
1720
Northern War occurred.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Lars, Erik, Anders, Fredrik, Nels, Nils, Olle, Per, Sten, Algot, Birgit, Bjorn. German Bernhard, Hans, Markus, Oskar.Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Lars, an equivalent of Lawrence . Compare Larson 1, Larrison , and Lawson 2.Americanized form of Norwegian and rare North German or Danish patronymic Larssen, a cognate of 1 above. Compare Larsen and Larson 1.

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

Possible Related Names

Lawrence
Larson

Sources (1)

  • Lars Larsson, "Sweden, Baptisms, 1611-1920"

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