Lars Johannesen

Male16 June 1805–1868

Brief Life History 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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Lars Johannesen
Sigri Pedersdatter
Marriage: 6 November 1830
Johan Larsen
Peder Larsen
Martinus Larsen
Christian Larsen
Mathias Larsen
Johannes Larsen
Peter Larsen
Marthe Maria Larsdatter
Martin Lauritz Larsen
Peder Larsen
Peter Larsen
Pernille Larsdatter
Severine Larsdatter
Tina Larsdatter

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"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 November 1830Toten, Oppland, Norway
  • Children (15)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)


    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.

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