Albertina " Polly" Larson

25 August 1887–31 March 1964 (Age 76)
Halstad, Norman, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Albertina " Polly"

When Albertina " Polly" Larson was born on 25 August 1887, in Halstad, Norman, Minnesota, United States, her father, Andrew Bjornson Larson, was 39 and her mother, Ingeborg Belle Baggerud, was 25. She married Donnan Raymond Smith Sr. on 21 May 1915, in Seattle, King, Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Halstad Township, Norman, Minnesota, United States in 1900. She died on 31 March 1964, in Oakland, Alameda, California, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Oakland, Alameda, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Donnan Raymond Smith Sr.
Albertina " Polly" Larson
Marriage: 21 May 1915
Donnan Raymond Smith
Marjorie Louise Smith

Spouse and Children

21 May 1915
Seattle, King, Washington, United States


Parents and Siblings





    Clara Maria Larson


    Belvin Orlando Larson


    Ella Viola Larson


+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 4

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 21

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Albertina Larson in household of A B Larson, "Minnesota State Census, 1895"
  • Polly Smith in household of Donnon R Smith, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Albertina Larson in household of Ingeborg Larson, "United States Census, 1910"

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