Lars Larsen

1861–1930 (Age 68)
Varhaug, Hå, Rogaland, Norway

The Life of Lars

When Lars Larsen was born on 13 July 1861, in Varhaug, Hå, Rogaland, Norway, his father, Lars Jonsen, was 45 and his mother, Marta Malena Pedersdtr, was 40. He married Clara Carlsdatter on 5 December 1886, in Grønland, Kristiania, Norway. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 8 February 1930, in Oslo, Norway, at the age of 68, and was buried in Nordstrand, Kristiania, Norway.

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Lars Larsen
Clara Carlsdatter
Marriage: 5 December 1886
Lauritz Martinius Larsen
Aksel Larsen
Laurits Martinius Larsen
Erling Larsen
Adele Larsen
Hans Franklin Larsen
Erling Larsen

Spouse & Children

  • Male1861–1930Male

  • Clara Carlsdatter


5 December 1886
Grønland, Kristiania, Norway


  • Lauritz Martinius Larsen


  • Aksel Larsen


  • Laurits Martinius Larsen


  • Erling Larsen


  • Adele Larsen


+2 More Children

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+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1862 · Homestead Act

Age 1

Homestead Act was passed in the U.S. which made land available for free upon meeting certain conditions. Many Norwegian-Americans acquired land through this process.
1865 · 1865 Norwegian Census

Age 4

Arranged by county, clerical district, parish. Includes names with their birth years & places, position in family, occupation, indexes to farms & localities.
1882 · Sigrid Undset

Age 21

Birth year of Sigrid Undset. Norwegian novelist who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1928. Her best-known work is Kristin Lavransdatter.

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.

Sources (3)

  • Lars Larsen, "Norway Marriages, 1660-1926"
  • Lars Larsen in entry for Hans Franklin Larsen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Lars Larsen in entry for Adele Larsen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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