Lauritz Larsen

25 January 1834–2 November 1895 (Age 61)
Holtum, Grejs, Koldinghus, Denmark

The Life Summary of Lauritz

When Lauritz Larsen was born on 25 January 1834, in Holtum, Grejs, Koldinghus, Denmark, his father, Lauritz Johansen, was 39 and his mother, Ane Margrethe Sørensdatter, was 36. He married Ane Marie Thomasdatter Jensen on 1 April 1854, in Grejs, Koldinghus, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Grejs, Nørvang, Vejle, Denmark for about 10 years and Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1880. He died on 2 November 1895, in Spring City, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Spring City, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lauritz Larsen
Louise Rasmine Jespersen
Marriage: 15 June 1864
Laura M. Larsen
Lauritz Orson Larsen Jr.
Emeline Margaret Larsen
Mary Louise Larsen
Ella Margaret Larsen
Albert Emanuel Larsen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 June 1864Salt 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.
    Age 12
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks
    Age 25
    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.

    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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    Biography of Lauritz Larsen

    In the early part of the Nineteenth Century, in the little town of Hammebund Hammer Sogn, Viele Amt, Denmark, lived a humble family by the name of Johansen, Lars and Anna Margreta. They had five sons …

    Sources (28)

    • Laurits Lauritsen in household of Laurits Johansen, "Denmark Census, 1840"
    • Lauritz Larsen in entry for Mary Louise Larsen Zabriskie, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • Laurits Laursdatter in household of Laurits Johansen, "Denmark Census, 1850"

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