Lars Petersen

11 January 1847–6 May 1928 (Age 81)
Kagerup, Søndersted, Holbæk, Denmark

The Life Summary of Lars

When Lars Petersen was born on 11 January 1847, in Kagerup, Søndersted, Holbæk, Denmark, his father, Peder Larsen, was 32 and his mother, Karen Marie Johansen, was 29. He married Karen Salomonsen from 1874 to 1880. He lived in Concord Township, Hancock, Iowa, United States in 1880 and Hyrum, Cache, Utah, United States for about 10 years. He died on 6 May 1928, in Malad, Oneida, Idaho, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Hyrum City Cemetery, Hyrum, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lars Petersen
Ane Kristine Nielsdatter
Marriage: 11 April 1878
Caroline Christine Petersen
Agnes Mathine Petersen
Melinda Romania Petersen
Joseph Francis Petersen
Louis Herman Petersen
Mathilda Jeanette Petersen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 April 1878Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy. A two-chamber parliament is established.
    Age 13
    Historical Boundaries: 1860: Cache, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Cache, Utah, United States
    Age 23
    British troops withdraw from Australia.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Lars, Niels, Jorgen, Holger, Anders, Einer, Aksel, Bent, Gunner, Knud.Danish, Norwegian, Dutch, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Peter .Americanized form of Norwegian and Danish Pedersen or Pettersen .

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

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    Sources (41)

    • Lars Pedersen in household of Peder Larsen, "Denmark Census, 1860"
    • Lars Petersen in entry for Caroline Christine Petersen Baron, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Lars Pedersen in household of Peder Larsen, "Denmark Census, 1855"

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