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Source: History of the Swedes in Illinois
Part III
E. Olson & M. Engberg
Chicago, Illinois 1908
Reproduced on CD by George Wolf  2004

Transcribed by Denise McLoughlin
Tampico Area Historical Society

Page 192
Ford County

    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, Skáne. 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 Strö, Skáne. 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, Amost 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.


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