Ole Larson's Folks

Married in Vernon County, Wisconsin, on this date in 1890: cousin Anna Caroline Hanson and John Erickson. Anna was grandfather Isaac Larson’s first cousin, and they all were neighbors in “Norwegian Valley.” This marriage is the only one I know of between the Larson and Erickson families. However, John’s brother Oluf Erickson was a close friend of Grandpa Isaac, and followed several years behind Ike and his three brothers to the North Dakota homestead country. Top photo: families of Oluf Erickson, Axel Larson, and Isaac Larson, in North Dakota about 1919.  Read more …


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