Elsie Marie Larsen

21 October 1908–17 November 1997 (Age 89)
Gunnison, Sanpete, Utah, United States

The Life of Elsie Marie

When Elsie Marie Larsen was born on 21 October 1908, in Gunnison, Sanpete, Utah, United States, her father, Jens Ingvor Larsen, was 25 and her mother, Nielsene Christine Sorensen, was 28. She married Kermit James Herd on 19 January 1929. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Caribou, Idaho, United States in 1935 and Grace Election Precinct, Bannock, Idaho, United States in 1940. She died on 17 November 1997, at the age of 89, and was buried in Preston, Franklin, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Kermit James Herd
Elsie Marie Larsen
Marriage: 19 January 1929
Kermit James HERD Jr.
Keith Larsen Herd
Sharon Herd
Legrand Larsen Herd
James Irvin Herd
Gay Marie Herd

Spouse and Children

19 January 1929


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1913 · Franklin County is Formed

Age 5

Efforts to realign Oneida County became the top priority on the political agenda as the county seat was fifty miles away from Preston. They succeeded in their efforts and the bill to create Franklin County was passed on January 30, 1913.

Age 24

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Lars, Scandinavian equivalent of Lawrence .

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

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Story Highlight

Memories of Gordy

As you look upon the name of this child, “Gordon Glen Bright” and see that his life on earth was limited to just over three years, do you think “I wonder what happened to him to cut his life so short? …

Sources (3)

  • Else M Larsen in household of J I Larsen, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Elsie Herd in household of Kermit Herd, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Elsie Herd in household of Kermit J Herd, "United States Census, 1940"

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