Lydia Larson

1891–1963 (Age 72)
South Dakota, United States

The Life of Lydia

When Lydia Larson was born on 29 January 1891, in South Dakota, United States, her father, Ole Larson, was 38 and her mother, Gurine Larsdatter Vevig, was 39. She married Joseph Valstad on 11 August 1918, in South Dakota, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Darlington, Charles Mix, South Dakota, United States in 1910. She died on 28 January 1963, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

Lydia Larson
Joseph Valstad
Marriage: 11 August 1918
Lyle Valstad

Spouse & Children

11 August 1918
South Dakota, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Ole Larson


  • Gurine Larsdatter Vevig




  • Lars Anderson


  • Louis Larson


  • Josephine Larson


  • Female1880–1966Female

  • Leonard Larson


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 7

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 19

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

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 (2)

  • Lydia Larson in household of Ole Larson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lydia Larson in household of Ole Larson, "United States Census, 1900"

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