Hans Peter Larsen

24 September 1834–22 September 1928 (Age 93)
Lillebrænde, Nykøbing, Denmark

The Life Summary of Hans Peter

When Hans Peter Larsen was born on 24 September 1834, in Lillebrænde, Nykøbing, Denmark, his father, Lars Rasmussen, was 29 and his mother, Christiane Pedersdatter, was 34. He married Eleanor Anderson Shelton on 6 December 1875, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 9 daughters. He lived in Idestrup, Idestrup, Nykøbing, Denmark in 1850 and Mendon, Cache, Utah, United States for about 10 years. He died on 22 September 1928, in Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Mendon, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hans Peter Larsen
Eleanor Anderson Shelton
Marriage: 6 December 1875
Christianna Larsen
Peter Larsen
Mary Larsen
Joseph Larsen
Eleanor Larsen
Anna Marie Larsen
Isabelle Larsen
Elizabeth Larsen
Lucy Larsen
Jennie Larsen
Maggie Larsen
Wilford Larsen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 December 1875Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 2
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    1857 · Bountiful Tabernacle Groundbreaking
    Age 23
    The groundbreaking of the Bountiful Tabernacle began with the dedicatory prayer given by Lorenzo Snow on a cold February morning in 1857. The building was designed by Augustus Farnham.
    Age 29
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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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    History of Hans Peter Larsen

    History of Hans Peter Larsen I, Hans Peter Larsen, son of Lars Rasmusen and Christeana Peterson, was born September 24, 1835 in Lillebrands, Falster, Denmark. My father was a miller by trade. At …

    Sources (60)

    • Hans Peter Larsen in household of Lars Rasmussen, "Denmark Census, 1850"
    • H P Larsen in entry for Wilford Larsen and Agnes Ione Buist, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Hanes P. Larson in entry for Mary Freeman, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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