Lars Peter Oveson

25 October 1852–6 January 1943 (Age 90)
Tårs, Børglum, Denmark

The Life Summary of Lars Peter

When Lars Peter Oveson was born on 25 October 1852, in Tårs, Børglum, Denmark, his father, Jens Andreas Ovesen, was 36 and his mother, Kirsten Marie Pedersdatter, was 39. He married Louisa Otterstrom on 18 May 1874, in Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Castle Dale, Emery, Utah, United States in 1920 and World in 1940. He died on 6 January 1943, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Castle Dale City Cemetery, Castle Dale, Emery, Utah, United States.

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Lars Peter Oveson
Louisa Otterstrom
Marriage: 18 May 1874
Louis Peter Oveson
Albertine Maria Christensen Oveson
Parley Parker Oveson
Aurelia Marie Oveson
Urania Oveson
Louisa Alganora Oveson
Geneva Oveson
James Oveson
John Oveson
Clarence Donavan Oveson
Sarah Jane Oveson
Moroni Irving Oveson
Merrill Mahonri Oveson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 May 1874Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks
    Age 7
    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.
    Age 11
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.
    Age 24
    The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of Danish and Norwegian Ovesen and of the rare Swedish cognate Ovesson.

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

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    Personal Life History by Lars Peter Oveson

    Lars Peter Oveson A brief sketch of the Life and Labors of Lars Peter Oveson from Childhood up to his eighty ninth year 25 October 1941, still working in the Manti Temple I was born on the 25th day …

    Sources (65)

    • Lars Peter Oveson, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Lars P Oveson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Lars P. Oveson in entry for Geneva Larsen, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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