Sarah Larsen

19 April 1853–25 October 1936 (Age 83)
Vor Frue, Ålborg, Denmark

The Life Summary of Sarah

When Sarah Larsen was born on 19 April 1853, in Vor Frue, Ålborg, Denmark, her father, Johannes Larsen, was 29 and her mother, Ane Jorgensdatter, was 27. She married Jens Rasmussen Clausen on 29 January 1873, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She immigrated to Utah, United States in 1856 and lived in North Bend, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1860. She died on 25 October 1936, in Spring City, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Spring City, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jens Rasmussen Clausen
Sarah Larsen
Marriage: 29 January 1873
Hettie Geneva Clawson
James Clinton Clawson
Sarah Virginia Clawson
Anna Jeneve Clawson
Alderman Clawson
Lloyd Clawson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 January 1873Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks
    Age 6
    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 10
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 22
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    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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    Story Highlight

    Brief History of Sarah Larsen Clawson Written by Edna Watson Wade

    Sarah Larsen Clawson was born 19 April 1853 in Orteraa Vorfrue Aalborg, Denmark. Her parents were John Larsen and Ane Jorgensen Larsen. She married James Clawson on 29 January 1873. She died on 25 …

    Sources (25)

    • Sarah Larson in household of Jno Larson, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Sarah Larson in entry for Eldarman Olenson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Sarah L Clawsen in household of James Clawsen, "United States Census, 1910"

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