Larsen Family Genealogy
Larsen Family Genealogy

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Details for Larsen Family
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1. Hans Larsen - was born in 1832 in Vaalesogn, Norway.
Hans married Anne Kristine Hansen. Anne was born in 1841 in Tonsberg, Norway.

Hans - The family emigrated from Drammen in Norway to USA in 1872.
 
The family must have returned to Kristiania (= Oslo) in Norway. It seems like Josefine, Hansine and Hulda stayed in USA. Hans Larsen was in 1875 married to another woman, Tora (born 1844) and they also had children. Rosalie went back to USA in 1882 and probably her brother Dorn in 1884.
Children: (Quick Family Chart)
i.  Josephine Helene Maria Larsen was born on 14 Jan 1858 in Norway and died Sep 1940 in Naperville, Il .
Josephine married Christian Christofersen. Christian was born on 11 Mar 1851 in Norway. He died in 1901 in Chicago, IL .

Josephine -

Census: 1910 Chicago, Cook Co., Ill 1432 N. Artesian Ave
name relation age mar status born in father born mother born occupation
Josephine Christofersen head 53 wd Norwegian Norwegian Norwegian immigrated in 1892
Julia V. Christofersen daughter 32 S Illinois Norwegian Norwegian Bookkeeper - real estate
Arthur F. Christofersen son 23 S Illinois Norwegian Norwegian  
May V. Christoferen daughter 21 S Illinois Norwegian Norwegian Bookkeeper - electric company
Ruth E. Christofersen daughter 13 S Illinois Norwegian Norwegian  

See Christofersen family for children.
ii.  Rosalie Larsen was born in 1867 and died on 12 Sep 1904 in Chicago, IL . See #2. below.
iii.  Hansine Larsen was born in 1860.
iv.  Hulda Larsen was born in 1862 and died in Chicago, Ill . See #3. below.
v.  Frithjof Larsen was born in 1866.
vi.  Doren (Dorn) Larsen was born in 1869.
vii.  Eaugenie Larsen was born in 1870.
viii.  Leopold Larsen was born in 1872.
Image of Josephine Helene Maria Larsen

Josephine Helene Maria Larsen


taken in 1876
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Image of Josephine Helene Maria Larsen

Josephine Helene Maria Larsen



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----- Second Generation -----
2. Rosalie Larsen - was born in 1867 and died on 12 Sep 1904 in Chicago, IL . She was the daughter of Hans Larsen and Anne Kristine Hansen.
Rosalie married Adolph Syver Christiansen on 17 Sep 1895. Adolph was born about 1856. He is the son of Christian Olsen.

Adolph - working for the fire department in 1885. Left Norway for the USA about 1885. He had been a boatsman.
 
Adolph Syver & Serine, with their children, went back to Norway about 1908. Ione soon went back to live her life in USA.
Children:
i.  Ione Christiansen was born in 1894 in Los Angeles, CA and died in 1977 in Los Angeles, CA .

Ione - Alice Josephine Kimball (Spooner) remembers that cousin Ione used to come to some to the family gatherings when she was little.
ii.  Ruben Christiansen was born in 1903 in Chicago, IL and died in 1978 in Oslo,Norway . See #4. below.
3. Hulda Larsen - was born in 1862 and died in Chicago, Ill . She was the daughter of Hans Larsen and Anne Kristine Hansen.
Hulda married Jacob E. Brown on 5 May 1884 in Chicago, IL. Jacob was born in 1862. (Sources: - 1)
Children:
i.  Kenneth Brown
----- Third Generation -----
4. Ruben Christiansen - was born in 1903 in Chicago, IL and died in 1978 in Oslo,Norway . He was the son of Adolph Syver Christiansen and Rosalie Larsen.

Children:
i.  Arne-Sten Christiansen
Sources:
1 email from Shirley Washburn Shirley washburn Oct 2004 (view detail...)

Last change (on this page): Friday, December 29, 2006
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