Niels Peter Larsen

26 June 1833–28 July 1921 (Age 88)
Sobjerg, Skellebjerg, Løve, Holbæk, Denmark

The Life Summary of Niels Peter

When Niels Peter Larsen was born on 26 June 1833, in Sobjerg, Skellebjerg, Løve, Holbæk, Denmark, his father, Peder Olesen, was 29 and his mother, Karen Christensdatter, was 28. He married Ane Marie Knudsen on 10 February 1861, in Sankt Peders, Slagelse, Sorø, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Sankt Peders, Slagelse, Sorø, Denmark in 1860 and Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah, United States in 1880. He died on 28 July 1921, in Georgetown, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Georgetown, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States.

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Niels Peter Larsen
Ane Marie Knudsen
Marriage: 10 February 1861
Karen Sophia Larsen
Louis Peter Larsen
Julia Ann Larsen
Hyrum Larsen
Mary Larsen
Niels Peter Larsen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 February 1861Sankt Peders, Slagelse, Sorø, Denmark
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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 3
    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.
    1854 · St. George's Hall
    Age 21
    In 1854, St. George's Hall was completed. The site that it sits on is were the Liverpool Infirmary was previously located. The hall was built for entertainment.
    1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks
    Age 26
    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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    Sources (48)

    • Nels Larsen, "United States Census, 1870"
    • N P Larsen in entry for Hyrum Larsen and Arminta Borrowman, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Nels P. Larson in entry for Louis Peter Larson, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"

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