Laurenza Christine Mathiesen

23 October 1833–2 July 1921 (Age 87)
Berg, Halden, Østfold, Norway

The Life Summary of Laurenza Christine

When Laurenza Christine Mathiesen was born on 23 October 1833, in Berg, Halden, Østfold, Norway, her father, Niels Mathesen Norby, was 35 and her mother, Johanna Syversdatter, was 34. She married Carl Marianus Johansen Langerud on 17 January 1858, in Halden, Østfold, Norway. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She immigrated to United States in 1852 and lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1910. She died on 2 July 1921, in Fountain Green, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Carl Marianus Johansen Langerud
Laurenza Christine Mathiesen
Marriage: 17 January 1858
Johanne Maria Hermanna Carlsdatter
Shalobetsy Langerud Johansen
Charles Holger Johanson
Nicholas Johansen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 January 1858Halden, Østfold, Norway
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    World Events (8)

    1834 · Fox River Settlement
    Age 1
    Fox River Settlement in Illinois begun in 1834. It was the first permanent Norwegian-American immigrant settlement in the Midwest.
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 3
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    1857 · Theodor Kittelsen
    Age 24
    Birth year of Theodor Kittelsen. One of the most popular artists in Norway. He became famous for his nature paintings, as well as his illustrations of fairy tales and legends, especially of trolls.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Alf, Johan, Kristjan, Per.Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Mathies (see Matthew ). Compare Mathieson and Mattison .

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

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    Sources (16)

    • Christenia L Larson, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Lorentse Kirstine Nilsdr, "Norway, Marriages, 1660-1926"
    • Lawrenze Christine Larsen, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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