Lars Peter Larsen

2 August 1853–13 August 1866 (Age 13)
Vejleby, Maribo, Denmark

The Life Summary of Lars Peter

When Lars Peter Larsen was born on 2 August 1853, in Vejleby, Maribo, Denmark, his father, Jens Larsen, was 28 and his mother, Mette Sophie Pedersen, was 30. He immigrated to Wyoming, Otoe, Nebraska Territory, United States in 1866 and lived in Tirsted, Fuglse, Maribo, Denmark in 1855 and Musse, Maribo, Denmark in 1860. He died on 13 August 1866, in Wyoming, Otoe, Nebraska Territory, United States, at the age of 13.

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Jens Larsen
Mette Sophie Pedersen
Lars Peter Larsen
Anna Kathrine Larsen

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World Events (6)

1854 · Kansas-Nebraska Act is Passed
Age 1
On May 30, 1854, the Kansas-Nebraska Act was passed. It allowed people in the territories of Kansas and Nebraska to decide whether or not they wanted to allow slavery within their borders. This Act repealed the Missouri Compromise of 1820.
1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks
Age 6
The Copenhagen Waterworks was the first waterworks in Denmark and served the community until 1951. It was one of the first buildings to be built outside Copenhagen's old city walls.
1859 · Copenhagen Zoo
Age 6
The Copenhagen Zoo was founded in 1859 and is one of the oldest zoos in Europe. It was founded by a ornithologist named Niels Kjaebolling and the first animals that were at the opening were eagles, chickens, ducks, owls, rabbits, a fox, a seal and a turtle. The oldest building still is in use as a stable for the yak exibit. It is open everyday from 9:00am to 8:00pm (20:00).

Name Meaning

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

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

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Ship "Cavour" 1866 from Hamburg to New York

A Compilation of General Voyage Notes "Fri. 1. [June 1866] -- The ship Cavour sailed from Hamburg, Germany, with 201 Scandinavian Saints, under the direction of Niels Nielsen. The company arrived in N …

Sources (4)

  • Lars Larsen in the New York, U.S., Arriving Passenger and Crew Lists (including Castle Garden and Ellis Island), 1820
  • Lars Larsen in the Hamburg Passenger Lists, 1850
  • Scandinavian Mission Emigration List, 1866

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