Ole Larson's Folks

An auspicious date in my family.  Born (under the most inauspicious circumstances) in Oslo, Norway, on this date in 1841: my great-grandfather, and namesake of this website, Ole Larson. Top photo: Ole’s baptism record form the chapel at Oslo Prison, where his mother was doing time for stealing food for her family during a famine. Below: the exercise yard at the prison, photographed in 1910.


I have not yet posted an in-depth profile of this important ancestor. Some interesting details are contained in my profile of his mother, Anne Larsdatter. Read more …

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Most likely unaware of the coincidence, my parents, Lovell Larson and Reatha Myers, were married in Miles City, Montana, on this date in 1934. Read more …

wed clothes

9 December
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