|Født :||10.08.1889||Erwin, South Dakota, USA||Sheila M. Larson, Erwin, SD, USA (1)|
|Død :||04.07.1972||Huron, SD||Sheila M. Larson, Erwin, SD, USA (1)|
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Notes for FRANCIS LARSON:
Per "Erwin: The First 100 Years" - 1987, in a story by Pearl Larson
Francis Larson (born Aug. 10, 1889, died July 4, 1972) continued to farm (second generation). He married Mildred Coulson Nov. 30, 1911. Mildred was born Aug 7, 1890 and died May 5, 1965. they had four children: Leslie Edward, Clifford Leroy, Ruth Mildred and Marion Frances. In 1928 they moved to a farm two miles south of Lake Preston, SD. In 1943 Clifford moved onto this farm and still lives there (1987).
Francis and Mildred had farmed the homestead north of Erwin from 1909 to 1928. In 1943 they moved into Lake Preston, buying Phil Murphy's house. They lived in Lake Preston their remaining years.
From Pearl Larson's scrapbook:
50th Wedding Anniversary Napkin (11/30/1961) - Anniversary celebration was Dec 3rd, 1961 at the Congregational Church, Rev. Horace Smith led the prayer
picture of Francis with Dick Linstrom tat Lutheran Academy at Canton, SD,
Wedding Picture 1911
Picture of Francis Larson & cousin, Alfred Beck in big fur coats
1911 Wedding announcement
1919 picture of many small children including Clifford & Leslie
Picture of first car - a Ford bought from Erickson & collins of Bryant, SD 1917
Francis & Mildred moved their family to a farm south of Lake Preston (per 1928 picture)
Francis & Mildred 50th Anniversary picture and news - per news Fred Coulson was the couple's best man on their wedding day and Mrs. Anna (Larson) Long had been their bridesmaid
Francis obituary - He farmed in the Lake Preston and Erwin areas until 1943 when he retired and moved to Lake Preston. Service was at the United Church of Christ, Friday, July 7, 1972, Rev. Beryl Melcher. Mr. & Mrs. Welsey Jones sang a duet. Pallbearers were Ivan Warner, George Jensen, Edward W. Coulson, Otto Hasche, Clinton Tibbets, Vernon Marquardt.
The May 11, 1910 census shows Francis as head of household, with sister Anna and cousin Christ as the other members of household.
See Marion's reading from Francis and "Millie's" golden wedding anniversary for a charming look at the couple's courtship and life.
More About FRANCIS LARSON:
Burial: July 07, 1972, Lake Preston City Cemetary, Lake Preston SD
Education: Lutheran Academy, Canton, SD
Social Security Number: 504-24-1407
|Jeppe Larsen||Hanne Bæk|
|30.11.1911 - Mildred M. Coulson||
12.09.1912 - Leslie Edward Larson
12.10.1914 - Clifford Leroy Larson
07.11.1916 - Ruth Mildred Larson
18.03.1926 - Marion Francis Larson
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