Ole Larson's Folks

Born in Sunbury, Ohio, on this date in 1848: great-grandfather Stephen Bennett Myers.His mother died when he was two. He moved with his father and stepmother to Oskaloosa, Iowa. His father died in 1864, from an illness he caught while an officer in the Civil War. Stephen may have accompanied his father to the war as a uniformed dependent, but that doesn’t seem to be documented. Read more …

Stephen and Helen

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