Søren Peter Lausten

1869–1938 (Age 69)
Gunderup, Ålborg, Denmark

The Life of Søren Peter

When Søren Peter Lausten was born on 29 August 1869, in Gunderup, Ålborg, Denmark, his father, Laust Jacobsen, was 54 and his mother, Karen Marie Christensdatter, was 41. He married Violet Ruth Harris on 22 October 1900, in First Presbyterian Church, Halstead, Harvey, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He immigrated to New York City, New York, United States in 1889 and lived in Mobile, Mobile, Alabama, United States in 1906 and Justice Precinct 8, Jefferson, Texas, United States in 1930. He died on 11 September 1938, in Beaumont, Jefferson, Texas, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Beaumont, Jefferson, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Søren Peter Lausten
Violet Ruth Harris
Marriage: 22 October 1900
Kathleen Alicia Elizabeth Larson
Theodore Henry Larson

Spouse & Children

22 October 1900
First Presbyterian Church, Halstead, Harvey, Kansas, United States


  • Kathleen Alicia Elizabeth Larson


  • Theodore Henry Larson


Parents & Siblings



+11 More Children

World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 1

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Age 16

Historical Boundaries - 1885: Baldwin, Alabama, United States
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 21

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

German: nickname for an eavesdropper or nosy person, from an agent derivative of Middle High German lūstern ‘to eavesdrop’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Søren Peter Larsen in household of Laust Jacobsen, "Denmark Census, 1870"
  • Peter Larson in entry for Hildebrandt Start, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Peter Larsen in entry for Kathleen Elizabeth Start, "Michigan Obituaries, 1820-2006"

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