Alma Josephine Larson

1890–1929 (Age 39)
Veddige, Halland, Sweden

The Life of Alma Josephine

When Alma Josephine Larson was born on 3 February 1890, her father, John Bernt Larson, was 24 and her mother, Inger Christina Andersdotter, was 24. She married Otto Marius Nielsen on 16 July 1910, in Hector, Renville, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Veddige, Halland, Sweden in 1881 and Bandon Township, Renville, Minnesota, United States in 1920. She died on 28 January 1929, at the age of 38.

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Family Time Line

Alma Josephine Larson
Otto Marius Nielsen
Marriage: 16 July 1910
Elna Lillian Christina Nielsen
Elvie Helga Engdina Nielsen
Della Anna Loraine Nielsen
Helmer Otto Nielsen
Dora Inger Nielsen
Orville Nels Nielsen

Spouse & Children

16 July 1910
Hector, Renville, Minnesota, United States


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Parents & Siblings



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World Events (8)

1893 · The Minnesota State Flag

Age 3

The Flag of Minnesota was adopted on August 2 and consists of scenes from the seal of Minnesota. The flag has been modified over the years to be easier to manufacture.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

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.

Age 11

First Nobel Prize awarded.

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)

  • Alma Nilsen in household of Otto M Nilsen, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Alma Larson in household of John B Larson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Alma Nielsen in entry for Otto Nielsen, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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