Ole Larson's Folks

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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…

Please comment when you find something broken! After a very long hiatus, I am refurbishing the site. You will notice cosmetic changes (colors, fonts, graphics) changing frequently. I will TRY to keep things functional (with your help); especially the family tree, and the navigation links that take you around the…

There is now a “help” page that I hope lives up to its name. “About the Site” contains a description of the two-part site, and tips for navigating around. Please check it out by clicking here, or access the page under “Info” in the top menu, or in the sidebar with other featured…

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