Hans Peter Larsen

1 May 1851–31 December 1908 (Age 57)
Knudstrup, Gierslev, Sæbygård, Denmark

The Life Summary of Hans Peter

When Hans Peter Larsen was born on 1 May 1851, in Knudstrup, Gierslev, Sæbygård, Denmark, his father, Jens Christian Larsen, was 25 and his mother, Karen Kirsten Pedersen, was 31. He married Wilhelmina Sophia “Minnie” Erickson on 21 February 1876, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Havrebjerg, Løve, Holbæk, Denmark in 1855 and Oxford, Oneida, Idaho, United States in 1880. He died on 31 December 1908, in Clifton, Oneida, Idaho, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Clifton, Franklin, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hans Peter Larsen
Wilhelmina Sophia “Minnie” Erickson
Marriage: 21 February 1876
Peter William Larsen
Alfred Larsen
Edward Larsen
John George Larsen
Minnie Eva Larsen
Henry Erickson Larson
Henrietta Larsen
Mary Augusta Larsen
Emily Larsen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 February 1876Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks
    Age 8
    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.
    Age 12
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
    Age 16
    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

    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 (42)

    • Hans Peder Larsen in household of Karen Kirstine Pedersdatter, "Denmark Census, 1855"
    • Peter Larson in entry for Wilhelmina Larson, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"
    • Peter H Larsen, "United States Census, 1880"

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