Peter Larson

November 1809–
Overby, Odden, Holbæk, Denmark

The Life Summary of Peter

When Peter Larson was born in November 1809, in Overby, Odden, Holbæk, Denmark, his father, Lars Petersen, was 39 and his mother, Karen Sørensdatter, was 33. He married Sidse Larsdatter on 14 February 1838, in Vig, Holbæk, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Fårevejle, Ods, Holbæk, Denmark in 1850 and Utah, United States in 1870. He died in Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States, and was buried in Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Peter Larson
Sidse Larsdatter
Marriage: 14 February 1838
Peter Lawrence Larsen Sr.
Kirsten Pedersdatter
Christina Larsen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 February 1838Vig, Holbæk, Denmark
  • Children


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    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    1815 · Manchester Dock in Liverpool Built
    Age 6
    In 1815, the Manchester Dock in Liverpool was constructed by John Foster Sr. It was an important gateway for coal and manufactured goods mainly corn and cotton. It closed in 1929.
    Age 34
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Lars, Nels, Nils, Helmer, Lennart, Selmer, Sven, Iver, Thor, Alf, Erland.Americanized form (and a rare Swedish variant) of Swedish Larsson .Americanized form of Danish, Norwegian, and North German Larsen and Larssen, cognates of 1.

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

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    Sources (30)

    • Peder Larsen, "Denmark Census, 1850"
    • Peder Larsen, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"
    • Peter Larsen in entry for Christena Frandsen, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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