Lars Larsen

1 May 1731–
Rolighed, Tårs, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Lars

When Lars Larsen was born on 1 May 1731, in Rolighed, Tårs, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Lars, was 26 and his mother, Mrs. Lars, was 22. He married Karen Michelsdatter on 21 October 1759, in Jerslev, Hjørring, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters.

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Lars Larsen
Karen Michelsdatter
Marriage: 21 October 1759
Lars Larsen
Maren Larsdatter
Inger Larsdatter
Maren Larsen
Ane Larsdatter
Lars Larsen
Mikkel Larsen
Mariane Larsen
Anne Larsdatter

Spouse and Children

21 October 1759
Jerslev, Hjørring, Denmark


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World Events (8)

1737 · Meyercrones Stiftelse

Age 6

Meyercrones Stiftelse was founded by the widow of Henning de Meyercrone after he had served as Danish envoy in France. Christiane Meyercrone, Henning's widow, managed the property until her death in 1738. Her niece became the new manager of the foundation and arranged for its charter to be written in 1830. The original, small building was replaced by a larger building in 1933.
1742 · Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters

Age 11

The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters is a non-governmental science Academy founded in 1742 for the purpose of advancements of science in Denmark.
1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)

Age 31

The Old City Hall was built in 1762 and served as the city hall until 1912. the Hall was modelled after the City Hall that was destroyed in the Copenhagen Fire in 1795. Today the building is used only for ceremonial and representative purposes.

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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Sources (3)

  • Lars Larsen in entry for Lars Larsen, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Laurs Larsen in entry for Anne Marie Larsen, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Laurs Laursen, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"

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