Lars Nielsen

15 September 1834–13 February 1920 (Age 85)
Tårs, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life Summary of Lars

When Lars Nielsen was born on 15 September 1834, in Tårs, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Niels Laursen, was 53 and his mother, Else Marie Abrahamsdatter, was 24. He married Sarah Marie Jespersen on 6 February 1856, in Tårs, Børglum, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Huntsville Election Precinct, Weber, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 13 February 1920, in Huntsville, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Huntsville, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lars Nielsen
Sarah Marie Jespersen
Marriage: 6 February 1856
Josephine Brighamine Nielsen
Zipporah Elizabeth Nielsen
Lucy Saphronia Nielsen
Nephi Hyrum Nielsen Sr
Sarah Kjerstene Nielsen
Lars Peter Nielsen
Ephraim Joseph Nielsen
Abraham Martinus Nielsen
Martha Marie Nielsen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 February 1856Tårs, Børglum, Denmark
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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 2
    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.
    1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)
    Age 13
    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 25
    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, Niels, Jorgen, Knud, Lars, Nels, Bent, Borge, Holger, Ove, Einer, Oluf.Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Niels, a shortened form of Nikolaus (see Nicholas ). Compare Nielson , Neilsen , Nelsen , Nilsen , and Nilson .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Danish Census Records

    "gift" = 'married' "hans kone" = 'his wife' "deres børn" = "their child" "sogn", "sognet" = parish "amt" = county "huusmand" = smallholder "lever" = from the verb "leve" meaning to live ("lever af si …

    Sources (63)

    • Lars Nielsen in entry for Minnie Markle, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Laurs Nielsen in household of Niels Laursen, "Denmark Census, 1840"
    • Lars Nielson in entry for James Garald Whittington and Violet May Nielson, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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