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.
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.
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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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