Johannes Larsen

Male1 May 1845–11 August 1919

Brief Life History 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
Anna Jensen
Marriage: 25 November 1866
Mary Anna Larson
John Andrew Larson
Nephi Larson
Willard Larson
James Alma Larson
Louise Larson
Charles Larson
Marinda Larsen
George Lee Larsen
Blanche Larsen

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"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 November 1866Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children (10)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)


    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.\"""


    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.

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    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 …

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