Lydia Ameila Josephine Larson

1902–1966 (Age 63)
Leonardville, Riley, Kansas, United States

The Life of Lydia Ameila Josephine

When Lydia Ameila Josephine Larson was born on 13 December 1902, in Leonardville, Riley, Kansas, United States, her father, Carl Emil Larson, was 27 and her mother, Hilma Josephine Berggen, was 20. She married Merle Washington Simnitt on 2 January 1924, in Leonardville, Riley, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Highland Township, Clay, Kansas, United States in 1930 and Green, Clay, Kansas, United States in 1940. She died on 21 March 1966, in Clifton, Washington, Kansas, United States, at the age of 63.

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Family Time Line

Lydia Ameila Josephine Larson
Merle Washington Simnitt
Marriage: 2 January 1924
Ethel Faye Simnitt
Myron LeRoy Simnitt

Spouse and Children

2 January 1924
Leonardville, Riley, Kansas, United States


  • Ethel Faye Simnitt


  • Myron LeRoy Simnitt


Parents and Siblings

  • Male1875–1965Male

  • Hilma Josephine Berggen




  • Nora M Larson


  • Female1902–1966Female

  • Hilda M Larson


  • Edna Sophia Larson


  • Eldo E A Larson


+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Age 2

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 17

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

1 Americanized form of Swedish Larsson , Danish and Norwegian Larsen .2 English: patronymic from a pet form of Lawrence .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Lydia E J Larson in household of C E Larson, "Kansas State Census, 1915"
  • Lydia E J Larson in household of C Emil Larson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lydia E J Simnill in household of William A Simnill, "United States Census, 1930"

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