Ole Larson's Folks

Married in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, on this date in 1817: third great-grandfather Lawrence Myers and Eliza Brown. The previous year, Lawrence and his brother William had founded the town of Sunbury, Ohio.


It was in Ohio that Lawrence and Eliza met and courted, although they were married in Lawrence’s hometown in Pennsylvania. Back in Sunbury, they built and operated a stagecoach inn, pictured in its renovated form at top. Their contribution to the area’s history is honored on this marker in the town square. Read more …

history sign

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