Lars Larsen

1814–1870 (Age 55)
Torup, Frederiksborg, Denmark

The Life of Lars

When Lars Larsen was born on 10 August 1814, in Torup, Frederiksborg, Denmark, his father, Lars Nielsen, was 41 and his mother, Kirsten Andersdatter, was 39. He married Margrethe Pedersen on 29 April 1843, in Melby, Frederiksborg, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in Melby, Strø, Frederiksborg, Denmark for about 20 years. He died on 20 April 1870, at the age of 55, and was buried in Melby, Frederiksborg, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Lars Larsen
Margrethe Pedersen
Marriage: 29 April 1843
Lars Larsen
Anne Kirstine Larsen
Peder Larsen
Johanne Larsen
Niels Larsen
Ellen Kirstine Larsen
Laurentze Larsen
Nicoline Amelia Larsen
Kirsten Larsen
Margrethe Jensigne Larsen
Marie Larsen

Spouse & Children

29 April 1843
Melby, Frederiksborg, Denmark


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Parents & Siblings



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World Events (6)

1818 · Danmarks Nationalbank

Age 4

Danmarks Nationalbank is the central bank of the Kingdom of Denmark and serves as an independent and credible institution that issues the krone, the Danish currency. The bank undertakes all functions related to the management of the Danish central-government debt.
1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark

Age 15

Kuffert Sorensen was established in 1829 by Carl Peter Sorensen as a leather goods company. Today the business has five locations and each are run by a member of the Sorensen family.
1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

Age 33

The Casino Theatre was built as an entertainment center by Georg Carstensen but was converted into a theatre in 1848. After many years of never gaining popularity, it was closed in 1937 and demolished in 1960.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Lars, Scandinavian equivalent of Lawrence .

Possible Related Names

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

Story Highlight


The Larsen family lived in this home on the corner of the Melby Churchyard and cared for the church while the children were small.

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Sources (3)

  • Lars Larsen, "Denmark Census, 1855"
  • Lars Larsen, "Denmark Census, 1850"
  • Lars Larsen, "Denmark Census, 1870"

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