Johannes Larsen

1 May 1845–11 August 1919 (Age 74)
Gudum, Ålborghus, Denmark

The Life Summary of Johannes

When Johannes Larsen was born on 1 May 1845, in Gudum, Ålborghus, Denmark, his father, Anders Larsen, was 30 and his mother, Maren Nissen, was 33. He married Anna Jensen on 25 November 1866, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He immigrated to New York County, New York, United States in 1861 and lived in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States in 1880 and Preston, Oneida, Idaho, United States in 1910. He died on 11 August 1919, in Preston, Franklin, Idaho, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Johannes Larsen
1845–1919
Anna Jensen
1846–1923
Marriage: 25 November 1866
Mary Anna Larson
1867–1874
John Andrew Larson
1869–1937
Nephi Larson
1872–1953
Willard Larson
1875–1941
James Alma Larson
1877–1926
Louise Larson
1880–1880
Charles Larson
1880–1880
Marinda Larsen
1886–1974
George Lee Larsen
1889–1889
Blanche Larsen
1890–1976

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 November 1866Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1846
    Age 1
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1859 · Logan is Founded
    Age 14
    \"During the end of April, David Reese and his company settled the land north of the Logan River. That area was the second permanent settlement in Cache Valley and the future location of Logan. The city's boundary was drawn by Logan's first bishop, Jesse W. Fox, a government engineer. The name \"\"Logan\"\" comes from a trapper that used to frequent the area before the pioneers came to the valley.\"
    1865
    Age 20
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Larison
    Lawrence
    Larrison

    Story Highlight

    Anders Larsen/ Maren Nissen

    Anders Larsen and his wife, Maren Nissen (Jensen) Larsen and four of their children sailed on the ship, Monarch of the Sea, from Liverpool, England to New York. The company consisted of 955 sa …

    Sources (33)

    • John Larson, "United States Census, 1910"
    • John Larsen in entry for John Andrew Larsen, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"
    • Johannes Andersen in household of Anders Larsen, "Denmark Census, 1850"

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