Brede Larsen

17 July 1871–
Nord Odal, Hedmark, Norway

The Life of Brede

When Brede Larsen was born on 17 July 1871, his father, Lars Hansen Svennebyhagen, was 27 and his mother, Oline Martinusdatter Hee, was 27. He married Inga Jonsen on 16 May 1895, in Lillehammer, Oppland, Norway. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Sand, Nord-Odal, Hedmark, Norway in 1875.

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Brede Larsen
Inga Jonsen
Marriage: 16 May 1895
Ketty Oline Larsen

Spouse and Children


    Inga Jonsen


16 May 1895
Lillehammer, Oppland, Norway


    Ketty Oline Larsen


Parents and Siblings



+4 More Children

World Events (5)

1875 · 1875 Norwegian Census

Age 4

Lists all family members living at each residence, including year & place of birth, position in the family, marital status etc.
1876 · Ole Rolvaag

Age 5

Birth year of Ole Rolvaag. Born in Dønna, Nordland county, Norway. He became a famous Norwegian-American author for his Giants in the Earth book series. He was also a professor at St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota.
1904 · Åsta Holth

Age 33

Birth year of Åsta Holth. Well-known Norwegian author who was born at Svullrya in Hedmark county. She was of Forest Finnish descent. Many of her written works were about the residents of Finnskogen. Norwegian novelist, poet and short story writer. 

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)

  • Brede Larsen in household of Lars Hansen, "Norway Census, 1875"
  • Brede Larsen, "Norway Marriages, 1660-1926"
  • Brede Larsen in entry for Ketty Oline Larsen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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