Jens Peter Larsen

4 November 1848–8 February 1932 (Age 83)
Fårdrup, Korsør, Denmark

The Life Summary of Jens Peter

When Jens Peter Larsen was born on 4 November 1848, in Fårdrup, Korsør, Denmark, his father, Hans Peder Larsen, was 40 and his mother, Ane Kirstine Andersen, was 35. He married Edith Georgianna Billings on 20 September 1875, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Gerlev, Slagelse, Sorø, Denmark in 1860. He registered for military service in 1867. He died on 8 February 1932, in Union, Union, Oregon, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Union Cemetery, Union, Union, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jens Peter Larsen
1848–1932
Edith Georgianna Billings
1856–1939
Marriage: 20 September 1875
Helen Larsen
1873–1909
Jens Murray Larsen
1874–1932
George Roscoe Larsen
1878–1955
Lloyd Booth Larsen
1882–1950
Edythe Larsen
1885–1968
Henry Kimball Larsen
1890–1918
Darrell Denton Larsen
1897–1965
Adaire Kipling Larsen
1899–1988

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 September 1875Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1860
    Age 12
    In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
    1863
    Age 15
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 22
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Larison
    Lawrence
    Larrison

    Story Highlight

    Jens P. Larsen, Manti Citizen

    LARSEN, JENS P., farmer and woolgrower, son of Peter and Anne C. Bertelsen, was born in Denmark November 4, 1818. His parents joined the Mormon Church and came to Utah in 1862, in Captain Horn's train …

    Sources (33)

    • Jens P Larsen in entry for Unknown, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"
    • Jens Peter Larsen, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Unknown in entry for Henry K Larson, "Oregon, Oregon State Archives, Marriage Records, 1906-1968"

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