Sydona Larsen

Female12 October 1902–4 August 1989

Brief Life History of Sydona

When Sydona Larsen was born on 12 October 1902, in Sterling, Sanpete, Utah, United States, her father, Charles William Larsen, was 27 and her mother, Minnie Laverne Lowry, was 24. She married Rulon Dennis Willardsen on 10 December 1920, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Gunnison, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1930. She died on 4 August 1989, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Oakdale Memorial Park, Glendora, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Donald Bowring Raleigh
Sydona Larsen
Marriage: 17 March 1937
Carrol Lehua Raleigh
Rulon Dell Raleigh
Charles Lynn Raleigh
Donald Terry Raleigh

Sources (27)

  • Sydona Larsen Raleigh in household of Donald Bowring Raleigh, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Sydonia Larsen in entry for Theodore Franklin Roosevelt and Carrol Lehua Raleigh, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
  • Sydonia Larson Raleigh in household of Donald Bowing Raleigh, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 March 1937Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

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    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.

    1908 · Utah's First National Monument

    Age 6

    Natural Bridges National Monument was designated a National Monument in 1908 by President Theodore Roosevelt. It is Utah’s first National Monument but didn’t get many visitors until after the uranium boom of the 1950s. Today the Monument and its park became the first International Dark Sky Park certified by the International Dark-Sky Association.


    Age 25

    Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

    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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