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Andreas Larsen

Birthdate: (82)
Birthplace: Kristiansand, Vest-Agder, Norway
Death: April 25, 1898 (82)
Kristiansand, Vest-Agder, Norway
Immediate Family:

Son of Lars Monsen and Anna Sorine Aanonsdtr Huseby
Husband of Kjersten (Tobine) Thomine Fjeldstad
Father of Lauritz Christian Andresen Monsen; Carl Andeason; Sophie Marie Monsen; John Sakarias Monsen and Alfred Christian Monsen
Brother of Michael Larson; Sacharias Larsen; Samuel Larsen and Severine Larsen

Managed by: Kitty Munson Cooper
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About Andreas Larsen

in 1865 census with his family

in 1875 census with his family

from a letter his grandson wrote to his own son at:

Andreas Munson died about 1895 in Christianssand. I remember him very well although I was only six years old when I last saw him. It was the great adventure for all of us - and my grandfather brought us out in a row boat to the steamer lying out in the harbor all ready to leave for America. That morning I was dressed and ready early, and was sent upstairs to bid Goodbye to my grandmother who at the time was busy roasting coffee beans in her fireplace. Tears rolled down her furrowed cheeks as she kissed me good bye - but there was no cessation of work in the creed of these old stoics, duties were not to be neglected! As we walked along our street carrying what baggage we could, I remember a woman running out of her house and coming over toward me - she was the mother of my play-mate Frederick - but I was impatient with sentimental leave-taking, and just wanted to move on. Weren’t we going on the big steamboat to sail out on the wild ocean and then reach a new country?

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Andreas Larsen's Timeline

July 30, 1815
Kristiansand, Vest-Agder, Norway
January 22, 1840
Age 24
Kristiansand, Vest-Agder, Norway
Age 29
February 27, 1850
Age 34
Kristiansand, Kristiansand, Vest-Agder, Norway
June 1, 1852
Age 36
Vest-Agder, Norway
Age 39
April 25, 1898
Age 82
Kristiansand, Vest-Agder, Norway