Christian Vilhelm Larsen

21 February 1858–15 May 1923 (Age 65)
Nykøbing Falster, Maribo, Denmark

The Life Summary of Christian Vilhelm

When Christian Vilhelm Larsen was born on 21 February 1858, in Nykøbing Falster, Maribo, Denmark, his father, Anders or Andrew Larsen, was 32 and his mother, Ellen Kirstine Andersen, was 34. He lived in Silver Reef, Washington, Utah, United States in 1880 and Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1880. He died on 15 May 1923, at the age of 65.

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World Events (8)

1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks
Age 1
The Copenhagen Waterworks was the first waterworks in Denmark and served the community until 1951. It was one of the first buildings to be built outside Copenhagen's old city walls.
Age 5
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.
Age 18
The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

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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Sources (5)

  • Christian Larson in household of Ellen C Larson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Christian Larsen in household of Andrew Larsen, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Christian Vilhelm Larsen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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