Gustav Larson

1871–1962 (Age 90)

The Life of Gustav

When Gustav Larson was born on 23 December 1871, in Sweden, his father, Lars Olof Larson, was 32 and his mother, Ingrid Anderson, was 31. He married Florence M. Brewer on 9 March 1896, in Fulton, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He immigrated to United States in 1845 and lived in Canton, Fulton, Illinois, United States for about 5 years and Bryant, Fulton, Illinois, United States in 1940. He died on 3 October 1962, at the age of 90, and was buried in Canton Township, Fulton, Illinois, United States.

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Gustav Larson
Florence M. Brewer
Marriage: 9 March 1896
Leslie Ray Larson
Arthur Blake Larson
Frances Larson
Margaret Elizabeth Larson
Mary P. Larson

Spouse & Children

9 March 1896
Fulton, Illinois, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Lars Olof Larson


  • Ingrid Anderson




  • Male1871–1962Male

  • Female1874–1950Female

  • Fred Larson


  • Anna Larson


  • Freda Matilda Larson


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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1877 · The First Workers Strike

Age 6

The country was in great economic distress in mid-1877, which caused many workers of the Railroad to come together and began the first national strike in the United States. Crowds gathered in Chicago in extreme number to be a part of the strike which was later named the Great Railroad Strike. Shortly after the strike began, the battle was fought between the authorities and many of the strikers. The conflict escalated to violence and quickly each side turned bloody.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 25

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.

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 (3)

  • Gus Larson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Gust Larson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Gust Larson, "United States Census, 1900"

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