Ole Larson's Folks

Born in Kane County, Illinois, on this date in 1850: great-grandmother Helen Colby (m. Myers). Soon after birth, she moved with her parents to Monona County, Iowa, where her father, Harry Eugene Colby, became a prominent businessman. Top photo: Helen as a young schoolteacher. Below: notice Helen’s resemblance to her mother,whose birth date was featured just two days ago. Read more …

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