Petrine Larsen

Female25 January 1840–25 August 1849

Brief Life History of Petrine

When Petrine Larsen was born on 25 January 1840, in Lendum, Sejlstrup, Denmark, her father, Lars Christian Andersen, was 41 and her mother, Anne Marie Jensdatter, was 34. She lived in Lendum, Horns, Hjørring, Denmark for about 5 years. She died on 25 August 1849, in Lendum, Sejlstrup, Denmark, at the age of 9.

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Lars Christian Andersen
Anne Marie Jensdatter
Anne Johanne Larsdatter
Anders Christian Larsen
Jens Larsen
Christiane Larsen
Johanne Marie Larsen
Petrine Larsen
Kirstine Larsen
Kristjan Larsen
Anne Marie Larsen

Sources (7)

  • Petrine Larsen in household of Lars Christian Andersen, "Denmark Census, 1840"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Patrine Larsen - birth: 25 January 1840; Lendum, Hjorring, Denmark
  • Petrine Larsen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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Siblings (9)

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World Events (2)

1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

Age 7

The Casino Theatre was built as an entertainment center by Georg Carstensen but was converted into a theatre in 1848. After many years of never gaining popularity, it was closed in 1937 and demolished in 1960.


Age 9

Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy. A two-chamber parliament is established.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Lars, Nels, Niels, Sven, Thor, Knud, Nils, Per, Jorgen, Alf, Bjorn.

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Lars, an equivalent of Lawrence . This is also an Americanized form of the cognate Larssen. Compare Larson 1, Larrison , and Lawson 2.

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

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