Bodil Larsen

21 January 1840–11 January 1898 (Age 57)
Ramløse, Kronborg, Denmark

The Life Summary of Bodil

When Bodil Larsen was born on 21 January 1840, in Ramløse, Kronborg, Denmark, her father, Lars Larsen, was 38 and her mother, Birthe Cathrine Larsdatter, was 26. She married Anders Niels Olsen in 1857, in Denmark. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Ramløse, Holbo, Frederiksborg, Denmark for about 10 years and Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1880. She died on 11 January 1898, in Ferron, Emery, Utah, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Ferron, Emery, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Anders Niels Olsen
Bodil Larsen
Marriage: 1857
Brighamina Hancena Olsen
Andrew Niels Olsen
Andrew Christian Olsen
Lewis Napoleon Olsen
Mary Catherine Olsen
Niels Olsen
Edward Olsen
Fredrick Andrew Olsen
George Alexander Olsen
Sena Olsen

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    World Events (8)

    Age 6
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)
    Age 7
    The Casino Theatre was built as an entertainment center by Georg Carstensen but was converted into a theatre in 1848. After many years of never gaining popularity, it was closed in 1937 and demolished in 1960.
    1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks
    Age 19
    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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    The Ancestry of Bodel Larsen by Shirley Larsen Nielson

    The first of our recorded line was Helle Pedersen and his wife was Dorthe. Their births were not recorded in the Torup Parish as it did not start until 1717. Their names must have been taken from the …

    Sources (23)

    • Bodil Larsdatter in household of Lars Larsen, "Denmark Census, 1845"
    • unknown in entry for Andrew C. Olson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"
    • Bodel Lars Dr in household of Lars Larsen, "Denmark Census, 1840"

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