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
1809–
Sidse Larsdatter
1805–1884
Marriage: 14 February 1838
Annie M. LARSEN
1836–
Peter Lawrence Larsen Sr.
1840–1896
Kirsten Pedersdatter
1844–1847
Christina Larsen
1847–1917

Spouse and Children

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

    (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1812
    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.
    1843
    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Larsson

    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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