Georgina Mary Larson

23 July 1832–28 September 1890 (Age 58)
Halden, Østfold, Norway

The Life of Georgina Mary

When Georgina Mary Larson was born on 23 July 1832, in Halden, Østfold, Norway, her father, Anders Larsen, was 33 and her mother, Helena Pedersen, was 34. She married James Cooper on 14 November 1863, in Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. She died on 28 September 1890, in Mayfield, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Mayfield, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Cooper
Georgina Mary Larson
Marriage: 14 November 1863
Annie Susan Cooper
Maria G. Cooper
Helena Cooper
Mary Matilda Cooper

Spouse and Children

14 November 1863
Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States


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World Events (8)

1834 · Fox River Settlement

Age 2

Fox River Settlement in Illinois begun in 1834. It was the first permanent Norwegian-American immigrant settlement in the Midwest.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 4

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1855 · Erik Werenskiold

Age 23

Birth year of Erik Werenskiold Norwegian painter and illustrator. He was especially known for his drawings of the Asbjørnsen and Moe fairytale collection.

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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Story Highlight

Mary (Georgina Mary ) Larsen joins the church.

Mary joined the church because of her sister Martha. The story is as follows: In 1859 Martha had gone to Oslo, Norway to work as a house keeper. Martha and her friend heard that the Mormon missionarie …

Sources (3)

  • Mari Cooper in household of James Cooper, "United States Census, 1880"
  • unknown unknown in entry for Mary Matilda Cooper Douglas, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
  • Mary Larsen in entry for Annie Cooper Douglas, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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