Nils Emil Larsson

15 January 1849–23 October 1889 (Age 40)
Hinderstorp, Kvistbro, Örebro, Sweden

The Life of Nils Emil

When Nils Emil Larsson was born on 15 January 1849, his father, Lars Peter Larsson Ljungqvist, was 25 and his mother, Brita Cajsa Andersdotter, was 36. He lived in Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States in 1885. He died on 23 October 1889, in Hennepin, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 40, and was buried in Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States.

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Lars Peter Larsson Ljungqvist
Brita Cajsa Andersdotter
Anna Sophia Larsdotter
Lars Peter Larsson
Nils Emil Larsson
Justina Lovisa Larsdotter
Lars Peter Larsson
Lars Victor Larsson

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World Events (7)


Age 9

Minnesota is the 32nd state.
1862 · The Dakota Conflict/War

Age 13

The Dakota War was an armed conflict between the United States and several bands of Dakota Native Americans. It began along the Minnesota River four years after Minnesota was admitted as a state. The Dakota made attacks on hundreds of settlers, which resulted in their deaths. A military tribunal sentenced 303 Dakota men to death for their crimes but 264 of them were exonerated. The remaining 38 were apart of a mass hanging on December 26 that same year. It was the largest mass execution in United States history.

Age 14

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Lars, Scandinavian equivalent of Lawrence .

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

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Sources (3)

  • N E Larson, "Minnesota State Census, 1885"
  • Nils Emil Larson, "Minnesota, Birth and Death Records, 1866-1916"
  • Nils Emil Larson, "Minnesota, County Deaths, 1850-2001"

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