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 Borre Larsen

Borre Larsen

Death 8 Nov 1923 (aged 94)
Burial Clifton, Bosque County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 32198511 · View Source
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Borre Larsen was born to Lars Syverson and Oliv Pedersdatter. He was born on 28 Feb 1829 in Ingvolstad, Vang, Hedmarken, Norway. He was one of five children: Syverine Larsen born in 1824, Gunnor Larsen born in 1826, Borre Larsen born in 1829, Berte Larsen born in 1832 and Andreas Larsen born in 1836.
When he was fourteen years and nine months old he was confirmed in Vangs head church by Pastor Holmbo.
On Dec 27, 1852 he married Annie Jorgensdatter and they were devoted to each other for the rest of their lives. Annie was born April 11, 1830 in Loten Parish, Hedmarken, Norway, the daughter of Jorgen Hansen Lystuen and Anne Larsdatter Fronseth. She was baptized, confirmed and married at home by the same pastor, Pastor Christoffer Hansteen.
Borre and Annie Larsen were blessed with eight children born in Norway. Jorgen Burreson married Julia Pederson; Lars Burreson Hoel married Marje Anna "Marie" Ivarsdatter; Agnette Burreson married Maurice Sorley; Olena Burreson married Konstantine Blumberg; Bertha Burreson died,age 22, before marriage on Dec 26, 1884; Andreas Burreson died before marriage on Dec 24, 1884; Petronelli "Nellie" Burreson married George Dunstadter; and Julia Burreson died just three months old in Norway.
Borre Larsen was a tenant farmer for forty years in his home community until in 1884 he and his wife followed thier children to American. In the fall of 1884 they arrived in Bosque County, Texas and for fifteen years he rented a farm in the Neils Creek valley. They lived with their daughter Olena in Clifton until they moved to the little house diagonally across from their church, Trinity Lutheran.
They celebrated their 60th Wedding Aniversary on 27 Dec 1912.
Borre Larsen had skin cancer but still lived at long life. He died, age 95, on Nov 8, 1923 in Clifton, TX.
Anne Larsen died on May 5, 1920, she was 90 years young.

By Cora Burreson Wilson, Great Granddaughter of Borre Larsen.

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Borre Larsen (28 Feb 1829–8 Nov 1923), Find A Grave Memorial no. 32198511, citing Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, Clifton, Bosque County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Cora Wilson (contributor 47956776) .