WASHINGTON COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY (Washington County, Utah)
LARS JAMES LARSON
(stonemason, farmer, horiculturist, early Bloomington resident)
BIOGRAPHYLars James Larson was born June 7, 1853 in Salt Lake City.
Lars James Larson and his father, Lars Larson, were stone masons who were sent down to Dixie in the early 1870s to work on the St. George Temple.
Lars built a home in Bloomington and also built the foundation of the Bloomington schoolhouse.
Lars died March 1, 1926 in St. George and was buried March 3 in Plot B_10_2_5 of the St. George City Cemetery.
Isadore died May 17, 1929 in St. George and was buried May 19 in Plot C_1_3_1 of the St. George City Cemetery.
Olena died January 9, 1968 in St. George and was buried in Plot B_10_2_4 of the St. George City Cemetery.
REFERENCESOur Family Histories entry for Lars James Larson III
Death certificate for Lars James Larson
Death certificate for Isadore Andrus Larson
Find-A-Grave entry for Lars James Larson
Ancestry.com entry for Lars James Larson
Find-A-Grave entry for Olena Marie Morgensen Peterson Larson