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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Family Time Line

Lars Larsen
1861–1930
Clara Carlsdatter
1865–1937
Marriage: 5 December 1886
Lauritz Martinius Larsen
1887–1888
Aksel Larsen
1888–
Laurits Martinius Larsen
1891–1892
Erling Larsen
1893–1895
Adele Larsen
1895–
Hans Franklin Larsen
1897–1902
Erling Larsen
1900–

Spouse & Children

  • Male1861–1930Male

  • Clara Carlsdatter

    Female1865–1937Female

MARRIAGE
5 December 1886
Grønland, Kristiania, Norway
children

(7)

  • Lauritz Martinius Larsen

    Male1887–1888Male

  • Aksel Larsen

    Male1888–Male

  • Laurits Martinius Larsen

    Male1891–1892Male

  • Erling Larsen

    Male1893–1895Male

  • Adele Larsen

    Female1895–Female

+2 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(7)

+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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