BIOGRAPHY - Louis Larson

LOUIS T. LARSON, a prosperous farmer of Sibley, came over from Sweden in 1869 and located first at Gibson City. He was born Nov. 22, 1848, at Broby, Skane. He is an active member of the Swedish Lutheran Church at Sibley, having served for many years as a deacon and assistant superintendent of the Sunday school.

He was married at Gibson City in 1880 to Anna Mathilda Nelson from Stro, Skane. To them ten children have been born, viz., Alfred Theodor, John Arthur, Joseph Lawrence, Anton Leonard, Tyra Elvira, Anna Malinda, Alice Alfrida, living, and Julius, Amos and Mertha, dead.

Mr. Larson's parents were Truls and Nilla Larsson, farmer folk of Broby, and his mother, who is past eighty, is now living with her son on the farm at Sibley.

Extracted 28 Jan 2017 by Norma Hass from History of Swedes of Illinois, published in 1908, Volume 2, page 192.

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