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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Jens Peter Larsen
Edith Georgianna Billings
Marriage: 20 September 1875
Helen Larsen
Jens Murray Larsen
George Roscoe Larsen
Lloyd Booth Larsen
Edythe Larsen
Henry Kimball Larsen
Darrell Denton Larsen
Adaire Kipling Larsen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 September 1875Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 12
    In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
    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.

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    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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