When Johannes Larsen was born on 18 December 1823, in Grejs, Tørring-Uldum, Vejle, Denmark, his father, Lauritz Johansen, was 29 and his mother, Ane Margrethe Sørensdatter, was 26. He married Ane Jorgensdatter on 10 November 1850, in Copenhagen, København, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. He immigrated to Utah, United States in 1856 and lived in Fairview, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1860 and Utah, United States in 1870. In 1848, at the age of 25, his occupation is listed as tailor by trade in Denmark. He died on 13 May 1895, in Spring City, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Spring City, Sanpete, Utah, United States.
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.
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John Larsen was born December 18, 1823 in Gries, Viele, Denmark, son of Lars Johansen and Margrethe Sorenson. His father was a tailor who trained John and his brother, Lauritz, in the same trade. Th …
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