Svend Larsen

26 January 1816–3 April 1886 (Age 70)
Risør, Aust-Agder, Norway

The Life Summary of Svend

When Svend Larsen was born on 26 January 1816, in Risør, Aust-Agder, Norway, his father, Lars Svendsen, was 28 and his mother, Trine Marie Christensen, was 30. He married Caroline Mathilda Andersdatter on 1 April 1840, in Risør, Aust-Agder, Norway. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He immigrated to Utah, United States in 1867 and lived in Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 3 April 1886, in Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Mount Pleasant City Cemetery, Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Svend Larsen
Caroline Mathilda Andersdatter
Marriage: 1 April 1840
Ida Kirstine Larsen
Lars Anders Larsen
Anders Laurits Larsen
Savina Caroline Larsen
Theresie Marie Svendsen
Christiana Frederike Larsen
Emma Josephine Larsen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 April 1840Risør, Aust-Agder, Norway
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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 3
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1825 · Sloopers
    Age 9
    First organized group of emigrants to leave Norway. First emigration to America began with the Sloopers who left in an undersized sloop “Restauration” sailed from Stavanger, Norway on July 4th, 1825.
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 20
    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.

    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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    Dorius History translated by John Dorius and rewritten by L.S.Dorius

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    Sources (37)

    • Suein Larsen, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Seven Larsen in entry for Lawrenze Christine Larsen, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • L Larson, "United States Census, 1860"

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