[ Post Response ] [ Return to Index ] [ Read Prev Msg ] [ Read Next Msg ]

John Larson

LARSON, CHRISTENSON

Posted By: Sharyl Ferrall (email)
Date: 5/30/2006 at 08:07:31

Larson, John, merchant -- St. Olaf -- born 7 April, 1841, near Lillehammer, Norway. At seven years of age he came with his parents to Wisconsin, then settled in Clayton county, Iowa.

Larson has farmed at Clear Lake for about four years, and in Clayton county for about twenty-three years; and in 1892 he, in company with his son, bought his present general merchandise business, doing an annual business of about $20,000.

He is a member of the United Norwegian Lutheran church; and was married to Agenta Christenson in 1866. She died in 1897, leaving eight children.
_______________________________________
History of the Scandinavians in the U.S.; Compiled & Edited by O.N. Nelson; Vol II; 1897; Biographies of Scandinavians in Iowa; pg 245-246


 

Clayton Biographies maintained by Sharyl Ferrall.
WebBBS 4.33 Genealogy Modification Package by WebJourneymen

 

Post Response


Your Name:
E-Mail Address:
Principal's Name:
Surnames:
One Biography per submission please! Non-Biographies will be deleted!
Please include the source of the Biography.

If you'd like to include a link to another page with your message,
please provide both the URL address and the title of the page:

Optional Link URL:
Optional Link Title:

If you'd like e-mail notification of responses, please check this box:

Verification Test: Please type the two letters
before submission   (helps stop automated spam):  


 

 

[ Post Response ] [ Return to Index ] [ Read Prev Msg ] [ Read Next Msg ]