Bessie Mae Larson

8 May 1891–3 June 1972 (Age 81)
Logan, Cache, Utah, United States

The Life of Bessie Mae

When Bessie Mae Larson was born on 8 May 1891, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, her father, Carl Christian Anton Larsen, was 35 and her mother, Mary Christine Pearson, was 36. She married Torval Larsen Jr. on 30 April 1912, in Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Logan Election Precinct, Cache, Utah, United States in 1940. She died on 3 June 1972, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Torval Larsen Jr.
1886–1952
Bessie Mae Larson
1891–1972
Marriage: 30 April 1912
Gilbert Torval Larsen
1913–1993
Ethel Mae Larsen
1915–2010
Mary Ellen Larsen
1916–2006
Guy Edward Larsen
1917–1993
Boyd LeRoy Larsen
1920–1994
Joseph Ross Larsen
1922–1991
Bessie Louise Larsen
1924–1976
La Rue Larsen
1925–1989

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
30 April 1912
Cache, Utah, United States
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Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1896 · The Logan Temple Barn

Age 5

The Logan Temple Barn was built on the edge of the Logan temple property to house the animals belonging to the builders of the temple. It was one of only two stone barns built in Cache Valley. These barns became obsolete during the rise of the automobile era. The building and the land it was on was sold in 1919 and became an automobile repair shop. It was placed on the National Register of Historic Places on December 19, 1985, and is still standing today.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 22

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

1 Americanized form of Swedish Larsson , Danish and Norwegian Larsen .2 English: patronymic from a pet form of Lawrence .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Bessie May Larson Larsen in household of Torval Larsen, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Bessie Mae Larsen in household of Torval Larsen, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Bessie Mae Larsen, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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