Lars Johannesen

16 June 1805–1868 (Age 62)
Toten, Oppland, Norway

The Life Summary of Lars

When Lars Johannesen was born on 16 June 1805, in Toten, Oppland, Norway, his father, Johannes Rogsvolden Larsen, was 33 and his mother, Magrete Christiansdr, was 29. He married Sigri Pedersdatter on 6 November 1830, in Toten, Oppland, Norway. They were the parents of at least 11 sons and 4 daughters. He died in 1868, in Utah, United States, at the age of 63.

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Family Time Line

Lars Johannesen
1805–1868
Sigri Pedersdatter
1802–1889
Marriage: 6 November 1830
Johan Larsen
1819–
Peder Larsen
1822–
Martinus Larsen
1825–
Christian Larsen
1828–
Mathias Larsen
1830–
Johannes Larsen
1832–
Peter Larsen
1833–1837
Marthe Maria Larsdatter
1835–1836
Martin Lauritz Larsen
1836–1897
Peder Larsen
1837–1838
Peter Larsen
1838–1838
Pernille Larsdatter
1840–1840
Severine Larsdatter
1843–
Tina Larsdatter
1844–
Larsen
1847–1847

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 November 1830Toten, Oppland, Norway
  • Children

    (15)

    +10 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (5)

    World Events (8)

    1808
    Age 3
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.
    1810 · Vaccinations
    Age 5
    Royal order issued by the King of Norway and Denmark in 1810 required everyone to have a certificate of smallpox vaccination. This was also recorded in the Church records. 33
    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 20
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Lars, Ingard, Iver, Morten, Thora. German Otto, Fritz.Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Johannes (see John ). It is rare in Germany. Compare Johnson .

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

    Possible Related Names

    John
    Johannessen

    Sources (64)

    • L. in entry for Rassmus Hansen and Tina Larsdr, "Norway Marriages, 1660-1926"
    • Lars Johansen in entry for Johan, "Norway Church Books, 1815-1930"
    • Lars Johanness. in entry for Marthe Maria, "Norway Church Books, 1815-1930"

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