The Larsen family emigrated from Germany in 1853. They sailed on the Forest Monarch, and arrived in New Orleans on 16 March 1853. They came to Utah with the Forsgren Company of that year.
The family came on the ship, Monarch of the Sea in 1853. The family consisted of: husband, Rasmus mother, Karen and children: Lars, Maren kirsten, Anne Christine, Kirsten, and Ole.