Lydia Cecelia Larson

1881–1976 (Age 95)
Joliet, Will, Illinois, United States

The Life of Lydia Cecelia

When Lydia Cecelia Larson was born on 1 October 1881, in Joliet, Will, Illinois, United States, her father, Erick Gustaf Larson, was 25 and her mother, Anna Elizabeth Sjoholm, was 28. She married John Henery Jensen on 27 November 1901, in Joliet, Will, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She lived in Joliet Township, Will, Illinois, United States in 1900 and New Lenox, Will, Illinois, United States in 1910. She died on 23 December 1976, in Joliet, Will, Illinois, United States, at the age of 95.

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Family Time Line

Lydia Cecelia Larson
John Henery Jensen
Marriage: 27 November 1901
Roy H Jensen
Betty Jensen
Vernice M Jensen
Edna L. Jensen Swain
Frances Jensen

Spouse & Children

27 November 1901
Joliet, Will, Illinois, United States


  • Roy H Jensen


  • Vernice M Jensen


  • Edna L. Jensen Swain


  • Frances Jensen


  • Betty Jensen


Parents & Siblings

  • Erick Gustaf Larson


  • Anna Elizabeth Sjoholm




+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 4

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 25

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

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

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Lydia Jensen in household of John H Jansen, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lydia C Jensen in household of John H Jensen, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lydia Larson in household of E G Larson, "United States Census, 1900"

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