Ole Larson's Folks

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My granduncle, the youngest brother of Dan Myers; other siblings were Harry E, Lawrence, Leonora B, and Henry B. Most of the facts given here come from a typewritten “personal history” Frank prepared late in his life. I received a copy from Jody Boyd, as part of her study of…

Maj. Brown house

with Elizabeth Lynds Lyons (1768-1823) These are my fourth great-grandparents via the Myers family; twice over, as explained below. Early life Thomas Brown was born in Warren, in central Massachusetts, on 20 November, 1769. He married the widow Elizabeth Lynds Lyons in Warren on 8 February 1791, They then moved…

with Eliza Brown (1795-1855) Early Life My third great-grandfather Lawrence Myers (no known middle name) was born in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, on 28 June 1794. He was the second of ten children of Philip Myers and Martha Bennett. Click to view his profile in the family tree. His given name…

with Susan M. Eldridge (1820-1893) My second great-grandfather Harry Eugene Colby was born on 15 December 1822, in Darien Township, Genesee County, New York. Click here to view him in the family tree. His ancestors had lived in the Northeast since his fourth great-grandfather (my 8th great), Anthony Colby, arrived…

with Anne Madsdatter Maurhaugen (1829-1918) My second great-grandfather Amund Amundsen was born at Volden (then called Dalseggvolden), in Sør-Fron parish, Norway, 11 Sept. 1829. Click here to view his profile in the family tree. In the top photo, the near foreground is part of the present-day Volden farm, extending to…

Family Tree search capability … has finally arrived on the home page and other content pages. This is a big upgrade, and long overdue. Now in each page’s sidebar, you can enter a first and/or last name (partial names will do), and be taken directly to the search results in…

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