Eva Larsen

1885–1971 (Age 85)
Spring City, Sanpete, Utah, United States

The Life of Eva

When Eva Larsen was born on 8 April 1885, in Spring City, Sanpete, Utah, United States, her father, John Larsen Jr, was 26 and her mother, Eliza Jane Behunin, was 23. She married George Erastus Downard on 13 April 1904, in Manti Utah Temple, Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 14 March 1971, at the age of 85, and was buried in United States.

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Family Time Line

Eva Larsen
George Erastus Downard
Marriage: 13 April 1904
George McCoy Downard
Joseph Coyde Downard
John Dolan Downard
Hugh Larsen Downard
Eva Mae Downard

Spouse & Children

13 April 1904
Manti Utah Temple, Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States


Parents & Siblings



+6 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1896 · Utah Becomes a State

Age 11

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition. This condition was that the new state rewrite their constitution to say that all forms of polygamy were banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 23

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Lars, Scandinavian equivalent of Lawrence .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Eva Larson in household of John Larson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Eva Downard in household of George Downard, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Eva L Downard in household of George Downard, "United States Census, 1910"

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