Ole Larson's Folks

Category: Larson

The Letter from Anna, posted Dec. 22, generated quite a few comments, some of which were posted by readers, and others emailed to me. They followed 2 threads; the first I am addressing here. Anna died Aug. 2, 1927, about 10 months after she wrote this letter. The cause of…

Here are three images Uncle Ivan sent me. They are the first three pages of a letter (Ivan could only find those three) from grandmother Anna Moen Larson (Isaac’s wife). The letter was to Hazel, the wife of Isaac’s cousin  Harry Samuelson. The Samuelsons lived in Ontario, California at the…

A brief inspection of the churchbook where the christening of Kari Larsdatter’s illegitimate son was recorded in 1856 (born in November 1855) was a bit surprising to me. Here is where you can find the page, and browse the book yourself if you like. And here is a portion of…

I just received a packet from  third cousin Carmen Stifstad, great-granddaughter of Kari Larsdatter. In the late 1980’s, Carmen was researching in the Coon Prairie area, and met up with Aline Jernander. Aline had recently published “Larsons and Slettens,” but at the time it was unknown that Kari and her…

Added a new “Geography” page with maps of key locations in Norway and America.

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