Kirsten Larsen

28 April 1826–21 August 1905 (Age 79)
Odense, Sankt Hans, Odense, Denmark

The Life Summary of Kirsten

When Kirsten Larsen was born on 28 April 1826, in Odense, Sankt Hans, Odense, Denmark, her father, Lars Larsen, was 28 and her mother, Ane Marie Thomasdr, was 35. She married Peder Nielsen on 4 April 1857, in Hørby, Tuse, Holbæk, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She lived in Fårevejle, Ods, Holbæk, Denmark in 1860 and Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 21 August 1905, in Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Spanish Fork City Cemetery, Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Peder Nielsen
Kirsten Larsen
Marriage: 4 April 1857
Lars Peter Nielsen
Ane Marie Nielsen
Maren Kirstine Nielsen
Emma Nielsen
Caroline Nielsen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 April 1857Hørby, Tuse, Holbæk, Denmark
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark
    Age 3
    Kuffert Sorensen was established in 1829 by Carl Peter Sorensen as a leather goods company. Today the business has five locations and each are run by a member of the Sorensen family.
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 4
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)
    Age 21
    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.

    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


    LARS NIELSEN Father of James Nielsen (From “Utah Since Statehood: Historical & Biographical Vol III”) Lars Nielsen, president of the Spanish Fork Cooperative Institute and at one time mayor of Spanis …

    Sources (43)

    • Iversten Neilson in household of Peter Neilson, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Kristen Larson in entry for Emma Nielson Bailey, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Kjersten Larsen in household of Lars Larsen, "Denmark Census, 1834"

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