|Birth: ||Sep. 12, 1853, Denmark|
|Death: ||Aug. 2, 1935|
hans larsen came to the USA from Denmark in 1879 and settled in desmoines ia. were he worked as a coal miner.
in 1883 married Hannah Christenson, the daughter of a coworker, thay had 2 sons edwards and robert. hannah dies in feb of 1889 in desmoines ia.
hans then married mary ann brooks 1890 in desmoines ia. thay had 5 girls and 2 more boys,
in 1900 u find the family living in desmoines iowa
mary dies in child birth of twins in 1907, the babies also didnt live
hans moves the family to percy ill. in 1907. were he work in the coal mines
by 1908 edith moves back to desmoines and marries roger michaelson
nillie larsen also moves back to desmoines iowa in 1909
in 1910 you find hans living in coulterville ill. with the 5 youngest kids in the 1910 us census.
i am told that he allowed his youngest girl "ann" to be adopted after the 1910 census
in 1920 u find hans with william and carl live in coulterville ill. hans and william works in the mines, carl is in school
in 1925 hans goes to desmoines ia and stays with his oldest daughter edith michaelson and her family, in the 1925 iowa census, one of the only pic i have of hans was taken at this time fishing under the new grand ave bridge. by the desmoines news paper
in 1930 u find hans back in coulterville ill. living with his oldest son edward larsen and eds wife.
1934 hans is sent to the state hospital in anna ill. and stays there till his death in 1935
uncle ed pays to have him buried in the coulterville cemetery
stone says he was born in 1864 but Ill DC says 1854 along with the 1900 us census
Hannah Christenson Larsen (1864 - 1889)
Mary Ann Brooks Larsen (1870 - 1907)*
Edward Henry Larsen (1884 - 1959)*
Robert J Larsen (1887 - 1957)*
Edith Christine Larsen Michaelson (1890 - 1961)*
Nellie Marie Larsen Stites (1893 - 1961)*
Lillian Louise Larsen Minder (1895 - 1958)*
William Fredrick Larsen (1896 - 1983)*
Mabel Fay Larsen Adamson (1901 - 1972)*
Ann Margeret Larsen Barden (1903 - 1990)*
Carl Hans Larsen (1905 - 1961)*
Created by: bill alexander
Record added: May 14, 2010
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