Halvor Larsen

about 1804–1 February 1813
Ringsaker, Hedmark, Norway

The Life of Halvor

When Halvor Larsen was born about 1804, his father, Lars Christensen, was 47 and his mother, Christi Halversen, was 39.

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Lars Christensen
Christi Halversen
Kari Larsdr
Christian Larsen
Gonner Larsen
Halvor Larsen

Parents and Siblings

    Lars Christensen


    Christi Halversen




World Events (3)

1810 · Vaccinations

Age 6

Royal order issued by the King of Norway and Denmark in 1810 required everyone to have a certificate of smallpox vaccination. This was also recorded in the Church records. 33
1810 · Ole Bull

Age 6

Eminent Norwegian violinist and composer. Renown Norwegian violinist and composer who toured multiple times in the US. Family friend with Edvard Grieg.
1812 · Record-keeping

Age 8

A uniform system for keeping church records was introduced by royal ordinance in December 1812. Prior to that there were no directions on how to keep church records. It required that a duplicate register be kept in a separate place.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Lars, Scandinavian equivalent of Lawrence .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Halvor Larsen, "Norway, Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Halvor, "Norway, Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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