Lydia Cecila Larson

1904–2000 (Age 96)
Norman Township, Yellow Medicine, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Lydia Cecila

When Lydia Cecila Larson was born on 13 January 1904, in Norman Township, Yellow Medicine, Minnesota, United States, her father, Ole Larson Leite, was 30 and her mother, Ida Annette Sorbo, was 25. She married John George Pries about 1924. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Yellow Medicine, Minnesota, United States in 1935 and Manfred Township, Lac qui Parle, Minnesota, United States in 1940. She died on 5 October 2000, in Watertown, Carver, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 96, and was buried in Fort Snelling National Cemetery, Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lydia Cecila Larson
John George Pries
Marriage: about 1924
Harlan Roy Pries
Wendell Elone Pries

Spouse & Children

about 1924


Parents & Siblings

  • Ole Larson Leite


  • Female1878–1958Female



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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

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.
1906 · The End of Capital Punishment

Age 2

Between the state's entry into the Union and 1906, 27 people were executed by hanging in Minnesota. Public opinion soon shifted against the death penalty in the state and was formally abolished in 1911. Since its abolishment, there have been 23 attempts to reinstate the death penalty, but none of these bills passed the state legislature.

Age 25

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

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)

  • Luda Preis in household of John Preis, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lida Lilte in household of Ale L Lilte, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lida C Larson in household of Ole Larson, "United States Census, 1910"

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