Oscar Ludwig Larson

2 July 1875–12 February 1950 (Age 74)
Falla, Kalmar, Sweden

The Life of Oscar Ludwig

When Oscar Ludwig Larson was born on 2 July 1875, in Falla, Kalmar, Sweden, his father, Lars August Alfred Petersson, was 34 and his mother, Clara Sofia Eriksdotter, was 31. He married Augusta Amalia Larson on 6 January 1902, in Jamestown, Chautauqua, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Hamilton Township, McKean, Pennsylvania, United States in 1920 and Titusville, Crawford, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. He died on 12 February 1950, in Jamestown, Chautauqua, New York, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Ludlow, Hamilton Township, McKean, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Oscar Ludwig Larson
Augusta Amalia Larson
Marriage: 6 January 1902
Carl Oscar Alfred Larson
Edla Eveline Larson
Robert Clarence LARSON
Evert August LARSON
Harold Laverne Larson

Spouse and Children

6 January 1902
Jamestown, Chautauqua, New York, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Lars August Alfred Petersson


    Clara Sofia Eriksdotter




    Carl August Larson


    Per Erik Larson


    Hilda Sofia Larsdotter


    Kristina Emilia Larsdotter



+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 2

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 21

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.

Name Meaning

1 Americanized form of Swedish Larsson , Danish and Norwegian Larsen .2 English: patronymic from a pet form of Lawrence .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Oscar L Larson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Oscar Larson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Oscar Larson, "United States Census, 1910"

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