Lydia Larson

1892–1992 (Age 99)
Walworth Township, Becker, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Lydia

When Lydia Larson was born on 22 April 1892, in Walworth Township, Becker, Minnesota, United States, her father, Nels Christian Larson, was 42 and her mother, Berret Jorgin Iverson, was 37. She married Oscar Robert Larshus about 1916, in North Dakota, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. She lived in Atlanta Township, Becker, Minnesota, United States in 1900. She died on 5 February 1992, in Bottineau, Bottineau, North Dakota, United States, at the age of 99.

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Family Time Line

Lydia Larson
Oscar Robert Larshus
Marriage: about 1916
Edna Lorraine Larshus
Ruth Josephine Larshus
Melva Louise Larshus

Spouse & Children

about 1916
North Dakota, United States


  • Edna Lorraine Larshus


  • Female1918–2012Female

  • Melva Louise Larshus


Parents & Siblings

  • Nels Christian Larson


  • Berret Jorgin Iverson




  • Mary Olivia Larson


  • Louise Larson


  • Female1888–1957Female

  • Female1890–1992Female

  • Female1892–1992Female

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1893 · The Minnesota State Flag

Age 1

The Flag of Minnesota was adopted on August 2 and consists of scenes from the seal of Minnesota. The flag has been modified over the years to be easier to manufacture.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

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.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 26

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

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

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Lydia Larson in household of Nels Larson, "Minnesota State Census, 1895"
  • Ledda Larson in household of Nils Larson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Lydia Lorshus in household of Oscar R Lorshus, "United States Census, 1930"

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